Narrative:Struck high ground on approach.
|Date:||Tuesday 19 January 1988|
Pilatus Britten-Norman BN-2A-26 Islander
|C/n / msn:|| 2029|
|First flight:|| 1986-12-18 (1 year 1 months)|
|Crew:||Fatalities: / Occupants: 2|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: / Occupants: 9|
|Total:||Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 11 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||near Green Island Airport (GNI) (Taiwan)
|Phase:|| Approach (APR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Taitung Airport (TTT/RCFN), Taiwan|
|Destination airport:||Green Island Airport (GNI/RCGI), Taiwan|
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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Taitung Airport to Green Island Airport as the crow flies is 38 km (24 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.