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Last updated: 3 December 2021
Status:Zwischenbericht
Datum:Donnerstag 14 April 1960
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-4-1009
Fluggesellschaft:Royal Thai Air Force - RTAF
Kennzeichen: 42919
Werknummer: 42919
Baujahr: 1946
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 8
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 10 / Insassen: 10
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 18 / Insassen: 18
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:10 km (6.3 Meilen) NE of Taipei-Songshan Airport (TSA) (   Taiwan)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Taipei-Songshan Airport (TSA/RCSS), Taiwan
Flug nach:Bangkok-Don Muang International Airport (BKK/VTBD), Thailand
Unfallbericht:
A Douglas DC-4 transport plane, operated by the Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) was destroyed when it flew into the side of Wuzhi Mountain near Taipei, Taiwan. All 18 on board were killed. Among the passengers was the RTAF chief and other officials

Informationsquelle:
» Thai Aviation History website
» St. Petersburg Times - Apr 15, 1960


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Distance from Taipei-Songshan Airport to Bangkok-Don Muang International Airport as the crow flies is 2501 km (1563 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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