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Last updated: 5 December 2021
Date:Monday 3 June 1968
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46 Commando
Operator:Republic of China Air Force - ROCAF
Registration: 6185
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 13 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Tainan (   Taiwan)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Taichung-Ching Chuan Kang Airport (RMQ/RCMQ), Taiwan
Destination airport:Taipei (unknown airport), Taiwan
Crashed in a pineapple plantation after developed engine trouble during routine flight. At least 13 killed.

» The Straits Times 4 June 1968, p1
» Scramble


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