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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 179774
Last updated: 3 August 2019
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Date:22-SEP-2015
Time:12:20 pm LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
AIDC AT-3
Owner/operator:Republic of China Air Force - RoCAF
Registration: 0851
C/n / msn: 77-6051
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:M Taiwan -   Taiwan
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Gangshan Air Force Base
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The training plane went missing during a training flight, a routine instrument flight rule training mission.
The officers were named as Major Wang Ching-yun, 32, and Lieutenant Huang Chun-jung, 23.
Wang had more than 1,489 flying hours on his record, while Huang had 116 hours.
In response to the incident, all AT-3 craft have been grounded and training missions have been suspended until the cause has been ascertained.
Both pilots died in the crash. Their bodies were found on Saturday 26 September 2015.

Sources:

http://focustaiwan.tw/news/aipl/201509220013.aspx
https://www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/2808354
http://www.chinapost.com.tw/taiwan/national/national-news/2015/09/23/446570/AT-3-training.htm
http://www.taiwanairpower.org/af/at3/0851_e.jpg


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Sep-2015 15:45 plcedi Added
22-Sep-2015 15:46 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Damage, Narrative]
22-Sep-2015 17:13 Iceman29 Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
23-Sep-2015 08:17 Iceman 29 Updated [Registration, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
23-Sep-2015 08:33 Iceman 29 Updated [Cn, Phase, Source]
26-Sep-2015 17:11 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Damage, Narrative]

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