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Last updated: 20 March 2019
Date:Tuesday 11 September 1979
Type:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-324C
Operator:China Airlines
Registration: B-1834
C/n / msn: 18887/431
First flight: 1965
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Taipei-Chiang Kai Shek International Airport (TPE) (   Taiwan)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Taipei-Chiang Kai Shek International Airport (TPE/RCTP), Taiwan
Destination airport:Taipei-Chiang Kai Shek International Airport (TPE/RCTP), Taiwan
Crashed into sea shortly after takeoff.


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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