Accident description
Last updated: 30 July 2014
Status:
Date:Sunday 28 February 1993
Type:Silhouette image of generic D228 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dornier 228-201
Operator:Formosa Airlines
Registration: B-12238
C/n / msn: 8111
First flight: 1986
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Orchid Island (   Taiwan) show on map
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Taipei-Sung Shan Airport (TSA/RCSS), Taiwan
Destination airport:Orchid Island Airport (KYD/RCLY), Taiwan
Narrative:
Struck the sea while approaching Orchid Island in heavy rain.

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Distance from Taipei-Sung Shan Airport to Orchid Island Airport as the crow flies is 336 km (210 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.
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