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Last updated: 1 April 2020
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Date:Monday 29 September 1958
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46 Commando
Operator:Republic of China Air Force - ROCAF
Registration: 223
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Kinmen (   Taiwan)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Shot down over Formosa Strait during supply flight. One crew killed. Two were taken prisoner.

Sources:
» Passauer Neue Presse 6 October 1958, p1
» Scramble


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