On August 30, 2012, a Britten-Norman BN-2B-26 Islander plane, registration number B-68801, powered by two Lycoming 0-540-E4C5 reciprocating engines crashed in a high mountain area in northern Taiwan Republic of China while performing an aerial photography mission. The airplane was substantially damaged and all three persons on board were killed.

The Aviation Safety Council of Taiwan, Republic of China, is investigating the accident. As the state of manufacture of the engines, the NTSB has designated a U.S. Accredited Representative under the provisions of Annex 13 to the Convention on Civil Aviation to assist the Taiwanese Authorities in their investigation.

All inquiries concerning this accident should be directed to the Aviation Safety Council of Taiwan at:

Aviation Safety Council
11 Floor, No. 200, Sec.3, Beixin Rd.,
Xindian City, New Taipei County 231,
Taiwan, Republic of China
Website: URL:www.asc.gov.tw

Phone: 886-935628217 or 886-289127388

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