Air Force rescue group marks 3rd anniversary of fatal rescue accident

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/03/26
By: Elaine Hou

Taipei, March 26 (CNA) Taiwan’s Air Force rescue group held an event in the southern county 201503260035t0001of Chiayi Thursday to mark the third anniversary of a deadly rescue mission in which the rescue helicopter crashed and killed five of the six crew members.

The event was held at the Air Rescue Group’s base in Chiayi, in which the only survivor Tech. Sgt. Tsai Yi-che (蔡宜哲), a medical technician who was on the S-70C-6 helicopter that fell into the sea off Taiwan’s southeastern coast while on a rescue mission on March 26, 2012, was present.     [FULL  STORY]