Air Platforms

RoCAF Mirage 2000 crashes during night-time training mission

07 November 2017

A Republic of China Air Force (RoCAF) Dassault Mirage 2000 multirole fighter crashed on 7 November during a regular night-time training mission over the seas north of Taiwan, the Taipei Times newspaper reported citing the Air Force Command.

The pilot was listed as missing and the authorities launched a search-and-rescue operation to find him using Sikorsky S-70C helicopters and C-130 aircraft.

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