Group launches research on 1968 Tainan plane crash

Taipei Times
Date: Sep 19, 2020
By: Su Fu-nan and Jake Chung / Staff reporter, with staff writer

The Gangshan Veterans’ Village Culture Association has launched efforts to conduct interviews with relatives of those killed in 1968 when a Republic of China Air Force plane crashed in what was Tainan County at the time.

On June 3, 1968, a Curtiss C-46 Commando carrying an unknown number of people took off from the Republic of China Air Force Academy’s airport in Kaohsiung’s Gangshan District (岡山) bound for Taipei.

It crashed near the Jishuei River (急水溪) in Tainan’s Liouying District (柳營), and the cause remains a mystery.

There were no survivors.    [FULL  STORY]

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