Airplane Crash - Taichung, Taiwan 06/20/1964

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Taichung, Taiwan


Date06/20/1964
Time17:40
LocationTaichung, Taiwan
OperatorCivil Air Transport
RouteTaichung - Tainan
TypeCurtiss C-46-CU
RegistrationB-908
Aboard57
Fatalities57
Ground0
SummaryThe plane crashed on takeoff into a rice paddy at San Chiao Village north northeast of the airport. The pilot discovered the left engine was overspeeding and made an abrupt left turn to land at Kung-Kuan Military Air Base. During the turn he lost control and crashed into mountains.

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