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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 205741
Last updated: 19 February 2018
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Date:05-FEB-2018
Time:23:52
Type:Silhouette image of generic H60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky UH-60M Black Hawk
Owner/operator:National Airborne Services Corps
Registration: NA-706
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Aircraft missing
Location:Offshore between Orchid Island and SE Taiwan -   Taiwan
Phase: En route
Nature:Ambulance
Departure airport:Orchid Island/Lanyu Airport (KYD/RCLY)
Destination airport:Taitung Airport (TTT/RCFN)
Narrative:
The National Airborne Service Corp. of Taiwan conducted an emergency medical service flight with a Sikorsky UH-60M Black Hawk helicopter, registration number NA-706. The helicopter carried 1 patient, 1 family member of the patient, 2 flight crewmembers, 1 mechanic and 1 nurse. At 23:49, the helicopter took off from Lanyu Airport to Taitung (Feng Nien) Airport and lost contact with the control tower three minutes later, while over sea.
The helicopter had not been found by February 8.

Sources:

http://www.janes.com/article/77650/taiwanese-black-hawk-medevac-helicopter-goes-missing
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/front/archives/2018/02/07/2003687208
https://skrzydla.org/photo-Sikorsky-UH-60M-Blackhawk-177915
http://focustaiwan.tw/news/asoc/201802080039.aspx

https://www.asc.gov.tw/main_en/docDetail.aspx?uid=318&pid=318&docid=955


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Feb-2018 18:27 Rumbachtaler Added
06-Feb-2018 23:21 Geno Updated [Registration, Operator, Source]
08-Feb-2018 18:37 harro Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Feb-2018 21:35 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Source]

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