Narrative:A man, disappointed with domestic political and social developments in Taiwan, hijacked flight 529 en route to Tainan (TNN). He gave a note to one of the flight attendants, claiming to have a bomb. He demanded that the plane be flown to Fujian Province, China. The hijacker agreed to the pilot's suggestion to land in Tainan for refueling and was arrested upon landing.
|Date:||Saturday 6 January 1996|
|Registration:|| registration unknown|
|C/n / msn:|| |
|First flight:|| |
|Engines:|| 2 IAE V2530-A5|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 194|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 203 |
|Airplane damage:|| None|
|Location:||Tainan Airport (TNN) (Taiwan)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Taipei-Sung Shan Airport (TSA/RCSS), Taiwan|
|Destination airport:||Tainan Airport (TNN/RCNN), Taiwan|
» Criminal Acts Against Civil Aviation 1996 / FAA, Office of Civil Aviation Security
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 Taipei-Sung Shan Airport to Tainan Airport as the crow flies is 271 km (169 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.