Narrative:After a flight from Penghu Island the ATR-72 crashed into a hillside at 19:43 LT. The aircraft was flying at an altitude of 300 m. The altitude should have been 640-770 m.
|Date:||Monday 30 January 1995|
|C/n / msn:|| 435|
|First flight:|| 1994|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW124B|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||ca. 20 km S of Taipei ( Taiwan)
|Phase:|| Approach (APR)|
|Destination airport:||Taipei-Sung Shan Airport (TSA/RCSS), Taiwan|
The aircraft was just for one month in service (after delivery on December 20, 1994).
» Aircraft Illustrated April 1995 (15)
» Flight International 8-14.2.95(16)
» International Herald Tribune 2.2.1995
» Scramble 190(48)
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.