Republic of China Civil Aviation Authority Releases Formosa Airlines Final Accident Report

Republic of China Civil Aviation Authority Releases Formosa Airlines Final Accident Report The Republic of China Civil Aviation Authority has released the final accident report for the March 18th, 1998 crash of Formosa Airlines Saab 340, Registration Number B-12255, which went down into the Formosa Strait shortly after take-off. The Aircraft Accident Investigation Report, released on June 5th, 2001 provides findings and results of the investigation. Copies of the report can be obtained by contacting the Republic of China CAA at: Civil Aeronautics Administration Sung Shan Airport Taipai, Taiwan 105 Republic of China Or via e-mail at: caafsd@mail.caa.gov.tw Saab Aircraft AB, with offices in Linköping, Sweden and Sterling, Virginia in the U.S. supports and maintains the combined Saab 340 and Saab 2000 fleet of over 500 aircraft in service with operators around the world. Saab Aircraft AB is part of the Saab Aviation Services Business Unit of Saab AB. Saab is one of the world's leading high-technology companies, with its main operations focusing on defense, aviation and space. The group covers a broad spectrum of competence and capability in systems integration. For further information, please contact: Mr. John Belanger Public Relations and Communications, Saab Aircraft AB Phone +46 13 183101 www.saabaircraft.com www.saab.se ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2001/07/04/20010704BIT00230/bit0001.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2001/07/04/20010704BIT00230/bit0002.pdf

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