- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: August 10, 1997
Time: 08:15
Location: Matsu Island, Taiwan
Operator: Formosa Airlines
Flight #: 7601
Route: Taipei - Matsu
AC Type: Dornier DO-228-212
Registration: B-12256
cn / ln: 8220
Aboard: 16   (passengers:14  crew:2)
Fatalities: 16   (passengers:14  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft flew into a mountain and exploded in flames after a missed approach and while executing a go-around in rain and high winds. The pilot turned right instead of left when initiating the go-around.
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