CFIT Accident ATR 72-202 B-22717, Monday 30 January 1995
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Date:Monday 30 January 1995
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT72 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
ATR 72-202
Owner/operator:TransAsia Airways
Registration: B-22717
MSN: 435
Year of manufacture:1994
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney Canada PW124B
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:ca. 20 km S of Taipei -   Taiwan
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Magong Airport (MZG/RCQC)
Destination airport:Taipei-Songshan Airport (TSA/RCSS)
After a flight from Penghu Island the ATR-72 crashed into a hillside at 19:43 LT. The aircraft was flying at an altitude of 300 m. The altitude should have been 640-770 m.
The aircraft was just for one month in service (after delivery on December 20, 1994).


Aircraft Illustrated April 1995 (15)
Flight International 8-14 February 1995 (16)
International Herald Tribune 2.2.1995
Scramble 190(48)


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