ASN Aircraft accident Vickers 837 Viscount B-2029 Taipei-Songshan Airport (TSA)
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Date:Thursday 31 July 1975
Type:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 837 Viscount
Operator:Far Eastern Air Transport - FEAT
Registration: B-2029
MSN: 439
First flight: 1960
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants: 70
Total:Fatalities: 27 / Occupants: 75
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Taipei-Songshan Airport (TSA) (   Taiwan)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Hualien Airport (HUN/RCYU), Taiwan
Destination airport:Taipei-Songshan Airport (TSA/RCSS), Taiwan
Flightnumber: 134
Stalled and crashed onto the runway in a heavy rainstorm.

Loss of control


photo of Vickers-837-Viscount-G-AZOV
accident date: 31-07-1975
type: Vickers 837 Viscount
registration: G-AZOV

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 Hualien Airport to Taipei-Songshan Airport as the crow flies is 116 km (72 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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.
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Vickers Viscount

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  • 106th loss
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