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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 244472
Last updated: 24 November 2020
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Date:29-OCT-2020
Time:09:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic F5 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Northrop F-5E Tiger II
Owner/operator:Republic of China Air Force (ROCAF)
Registration: 5261
C/n / msn: VE.1013
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:sea off Taiwan’s southeast coast -   Taiwan
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Taidong/Zhihang Airport (RCQS)
Destination airport:Taidong/Zhihang Airport (RCQS)
Narrative:
A Taiwanese F-5E Tiger II crashed shortly after takeoff under unknown circumstances into the sea.
The pilot died in the crash.

* registration not confirmed yet.

Sources:

https://en.rti.org.tw/news/view/id/2004238
https://www.whec.com/national/taiwan-air-force-jet-crashes-into-ocean-killing-pilot/5909825/?cat=10048
https://www.scramble.nl/military-news/rocaf-f-5e-crashed
ex.78-0036.
https://www.airfighters.com/photo_9999_211474.jpg (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Oct-2020 06:18 gerard57 Added
29-Oct-2020 07:50 gerard57 Updated [Time, Departure airport, Source]
29-Oct-2020 14:14 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
30-Oct-2020 09:44 A.J.Scholten Updated [Source]

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