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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 248980
Last updated: 28 April 2021
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Date:22-MAR-2021
Time:
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: 5286
MSN: VG.1013
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
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:
Two Taiwanese military Northrop F-5E fighter jets, operated by the 7th Flight Training Wing, have collided midair off Taiwan's southeast coast.
One pilot died in the crash, the other pilot is missing and is deemed to have died in the crash. The body of the second pilot was found on Sunday 18 April 2021.

Sources:

https://news.rthk.hk/rthk/en/component/k2/1581909-20210322.htm?spTabChangeable=0
https://m.weibo.cn/1368589977/4617589517452094
https://focustaiwan.tw/society/202104180003

https://cdn.jetphotos.com/full/5/15311_1546756379.jpg (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Mar-2021 09:50 gerard57 Added
22-Mar-2021 13:26 gerard57 Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
22-Mar-2021 16:30 RobertMB Updated [Registration, Cn, Source]
22-Mar-2021 17:11 Anon. Updated [Registration, Source]
22-Mar-2021 19:43 RobertMB Updated [Cn, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Mar-2021 07:17 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Narrative]
18-Apr-2021 08:11 gerard57 Updated [Source, Narrative]

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