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Last updated: 5 December 2021
Estado:Preliminar
Fecha:jueves 14 abril 1960
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-4-1009
Operador:Royal Thai Air Force - RTAF
Registración: 42919
Numéro de série: 42919
Año de Construcción: 1946
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 8 / Ocupantes: 8
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 10 / Ocupantes: 10
Total:Fatalidades: 18 / Ocupantes: 18
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:10 km (6.3 milles) NE of Taipei-Songshan Airport (TSA) (   Taiwan)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Taipei-Songshan Airport (TSA/RCSS), Taiwan
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Bangkok-Don Muang International Airport (BKK/VTBD), Tailandia
Descripción:
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

Fuentes:
» 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.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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Douglas DC-4

  • 1242 built
  • 225th loss
  • 132nd accidente fatal
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