Wirestrike Accident Northrop F-5A 1218, 31 Oct 1971
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Type:Silhouette image of generic F5 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Northrop F-5A
Owner/operator:Republic of China Air Force (ROCAF)
Registration: 1218
MSN: N6281 ?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Taipeh -   Taiwan
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed into a dry river bed after ran into high tension lines while performing in a six ship formation over Taipei Bridge during display. Thunder Tigers.


La Nacion 1 November 1971, p22
The Straits Times 1 November 1971, P6

Revision history:

06-Dec-2016 16:47 TB Added
06-Dec-2016 16:49 TB Updated [Date, Aircraft type]
21-Jun-2021 06:23 TB Updated [Operator]
23-Jun-2021 08:29 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Phase, Nature, Narrative]
23-Jun-2021 12:50 TB Updated [Registration, Source, Narrative]
24-Jul-2021 08:04 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]
24-Jul-2021 08:05 TB Updated [Narrative]
17-Aug-2021 17:06 TB Updated [Cn]

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