Accident Dornier 228-201 B-12238, Sunday 28 February 1993
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Date:Sunday 28 February 1993
Type:Silhouette image of generic D228 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Dornier 228-201
Owner/operator:Formosa Airlines
Registration: B-12238
MSN: 8111
Year of manufacture:1986
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:off Orchid Island -   Taiwan
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Taipei-Songshan Airport (TSA/RCSS)
Destination airport:Orchid Island Airport (KYD/RCLY)
Struck the sea while approaching Orchid Island in heavy rain.


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  • 60th worst accident in 1993
  • 15th worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 3rd worst accident of this aircraft type at the time


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