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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 21753
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Date:16-JUL-2008
Time:02:15 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic HUCO model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell AH-1W Super Cobra
Owner/operator:RoC Army 601st Avn Bgde 1 Attack Heli Sqn.
Registration: 515
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Fulong Road, Lungtan, Taoyuan County -   Taiwan
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Lungtan AB
Destination airport:Lungtan AB
Narrative:
Struck three storey building & crashed in a narrow lane, crushing two cars, after mechanical problems during routine training flight.

Crew:
Trainee pilot: Capt Yu Chien-wen died of injuries.
Instructor: Lt Col Lee Huang-yu died of injuries.

Note: Ex 164927.

Sources:

http://www.chinapost.com.tw/taiwan/national/national%20news/2008/07/17/165821/Two-pilots.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Jul-2008 11:13 Fusko Added
16-Jul-2008 23:14 freeeagle Updated
17-Jul-2008 06:51 Anon. Updated
17-Jul-2008 21:28 y.s.cheung Updated
16-Aug-2008 17:01 JINX Updated
23-Jul-2013 06:30 krasatpi Updated [Narrative]

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