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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 213094
Last updated: 9 December 2019
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Date:09-JUL-2018
Time:17:07
Type:Silhouette image of generic DA40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Diamond DA40NG Diamond Star
Owner/operator:Apex Flight Academy
Registration: B-88123
C/n / msn: 40.N088
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:South China Sea off Kaohsiung coast -   Taiwan
Phase: En route
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Taitung Airport (TTT/RCFN)
Destination airport:Kaohsiung Intíl (KHH/RCKH)
Narrative:
The trainer plane with three occupants, two trainees and one trainer, suffered a catastrophic engine failure and crew performed ditching at sea. Search and Rescue operations were conducted and the three crew members were found floating in the sea wearing life vests.
The plane that sunk, was later found by local fishermen and brought to shore.
The incident is still under investigation.

Sources:

http://focustaiwan.tw/news/asoc/201807090023.aspx
http://focustaiwan.tw/news/asoc/201807090030.aspx
http://www.asc.gov.tw/main_en/docDetail.aspx?uid=318&pid=318&docid=986
http://www.airliners.net/photo/Apex-Flight-Academy/Diamond-DA-40NG-Diamond-Star/3950629


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Jul-2018 11:44 gerard57 Added
09-Jul-2018 13:39 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
09-Jul-2018 14:47 Rumbachtaler Updated [Aircraft type]
10-Jul-2018 00:21 Geno Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Damage]
10-Jul-2018 16:38 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source]
11-Jul-2018 07:50 RobertMB Updated [Cn]
18-Jul-2018 17:07 Anon. Updated [Damage, Narrative]
19-Jul-2018 04:13 Geno Updated [Source]

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