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Accident description
Last updated: 24 October 2017
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Date:Saturday 13 June 1981
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
IRMA/Britten-Norman BN-2A-8 Islander
Operator:Taiwan Airlines
Registration: B-11108
C/n / msn: 701
First flight: 1973-11-21 (7 years 7 months)
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:12 km (7.5 mls) NW of Hualien Airport (HUN) (   Taiwan)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Hualien Airport (HUN/RCYU), Taiwan
Destination airport:Taipei (unknown airport), Taiwan
Narrative:
The BN-2A Islander crashed into a cliff above a forest, 12 km NW of Hualien, Taiwan, during Typhoon Ike while on a flight from Taitung to Taipei via Hualien.

Sources:
» Aviation Letter 178
» Thomas Brügge
» World Directory of Airliner Crashes


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