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Subject:TransAsia Airways GE235 Flight Occurrence
Category:Loss of Control-Inflight(LOC-I)
Date:2015/02/04Type:Avions De Transport Regional ATR72-600
Area:Outside Airport/5.4km ESE of RCSS end of RWY 10/Status:Closure
Description:

On February 4th, 2015, TransAsia Airways flight GE 235, an ATR72-600, registration B-22816, took off from Taipei Songshan Airport for Kinmen, Taiwan. There were 58 people onboard, including 3 flight crew (one as observer), 2 cabin crew, and 53 passengers. At 1054 hrs, the aircraft crashed into Keelung River at 5.4 km ESE from the end of RWY 10 of Songshan Airport, 43 onboard received fatal injuries, 14 received serious injuries, 1 received minor injury, and 2 people on ground also received injuries to different extent.

Preliminary data indicates that about 36 seconds after takeoff the engine no.2 auto-feathered, about 46 seconds subsequent to auto-feather the engine no.1 was shut off.


Preliminary Report:Attachments:
.PDFTransAsia Airways GE235 Flight OccurrenceGE235_Preliminary Report.pdf
Factual Data Report:Attachments:
.PDFTransAsia Airways GE235 Flight Occurrence00_General Information.pdf
.PDFTransAsia Airways GE235 Flight Occurrence01_Flight operations.pdf
.PDFTransAsia Airways GE235 Flight Occurrence02_Airworthiness revised.pdf
.PDFTransAsia Airways GE235 Flight Occurrence03_ATS_WX.pdf
.PDFTransAsia Airways GE235 Flight Occurrence04_Flight Recorders .pdf
.PDFTransAsia Airways GE235 Flight Occurrence05_Survival Factors.pdf
Final Report:Attachments:
.PDFTransAsia Airways GE235 Flight OccurrenceASC-AOR-16-06-001 EN.pdf
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