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Last updated: 14 December 2018
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Date:Tuesday 11 September 1979
Type:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-324C
Operator:China Airlines
Registration: B-1834
C/n / msn: 18887/431
First flight: 1965
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Taipei-Chiang Kai Shek International Airport (TPE) (   Taiwan)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Taipei-Chiang Kai Shek International Airport (TPE/RCTP), Taiwan
Destination airport:Taipei-Chiang Kai Shek International Airport (TPE/RCTP), Taiwan
Narrative:
Crashed into sea shortly after takeoff.



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