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#2541 JasonJ



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Posted 02 January 2020 - 0917 AM

Terrible accident.


Some information on all the passengers.



The eight who perished in the crash include:

Chief of the General Staff Shen Yi-ming

Office of the Deputy Chief of the General Staff for Intelligence under the defense ministry Major General Hung Hung-chun (洪鴻鈞)

Political Warfare Bureau Deputy Director, Major General Yu Chin-wen (于親文)

Lieutenant Colonel Yeh Chien-i (葉建儀)

Co-pilot Captain Liu Chen-fu (劉鎮富)

Chief Engineer Chief Petty Officer Hsu Hung-pin (許鴻彬)

Chief Inspector General Sergeant Han Cheng-hung (韓正宏)

Staff Officer Major Huang Sheng-hang (黃聖航)

The five survivors include:

New Deputy Chief of Logistics of the General Staff Headquarters, Major General Huang Yu-min (黃佑民)

Reporter for the Military News Agency, Sergeant Chen Ying-chu (陳映竹)

Deputy Chief of the General Staff for Communications-Electronics and Information, Major General Tsao Chin-ping (曹進平)

Accounting Office Director Major General Liu Hsiao-tang (劉孝堂)

Chief of Staff Lieutenant Colonel Chou Hsin-i (周欣頤)



And a few pictures.


Two more in the spoiler


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#2542 Nobu



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Posted 02 January 2020 - 1230 PM

Top Taiwanese military officials dead in Blackhawk crash a few hours ago.


A lot of stars and gold braid went down with it.


A testament to the Blackhawk that 5 survived what looks to be a catastrophic (birdstrike?) failure of some type.

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