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Last updated: 6 December 2019
Estado:Final
Fecha:sábado 20 junio 1964
Hora:ca 17:40
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46D-10-CU Commando
Operador:Civil Air Transport
Registración: B-908
Numéro de série: 32950
Año de Construcción: 1944
Horas Totales de la Célula:19488
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 52 / Ocupantes: 52
Total:Fatalidades: 57 / Ocupantes: 57
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:San-Chiao (   Taiwan)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Taichung Airport (TXG/RCLG), Taiwan
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Taipei-Songshan Airport (TSA/RCSS), Taiwan
Número de Vuelo: 106
Descripción:
Shortly after takeoff from Taichung, the no. 1 engine oversped. A left turn was initiated in order to make an emergency return to the Taichung Airport or nearby military air base. The pilot lost control and the aircraft struck the ground in a left wing low and a comparatively steep nose low attitude.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "About 5 miles west of the accident site was Kung-Kuan Military Air Base. Six miles south-southwest was Shui-Nan Airport from where the aircraft took off. On the right side of the flight pattern was a chain of mountains. It was concluded that, when the pilot found that the left engine was overspeeding, he made an abrupt left turn to land at Kung-Kuan Military Air Base or return to Shui-Nan Airport. During the turn he lost control of the aircraft, which crashed to the ground."

Fuentes:
» ICAO Aircraft Accident Digest No.16 - Volume III, Circular 82-AN/69 (34-37)


Fotos

photo of Curtiss-C-46-B-908
accident date: 20-06-1964
type: Curtiss C-46
registration: B-908
 

Map
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 Taichung Airport to Taipei-Songshan Airport as the crow flies is 133 km (83 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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