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Last updated: 8 December 2021
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Date:Wednesday 6 August 1958
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Operator:Republic of China Air Force - ROCAF
Registration: registration unknown
MSN:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Ground casualties:Fatalities: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Taipeh (   Taiwan)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed in a densely populated area of Taipeh. The aircraft hit the house of Maj Gen Lin Shi, killing his son and daughter. Two others and the four crew were seriously injured. Accident date probably earlier in August.

Sources:
» The Straits Times 8 August 1958, p3


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