Cause of Taiwan Black Hawk crash revealed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Human error and environmental factors caused the crash of a Black Hawk helicopter in Taiwan last month that killed eight military officers including Chief of the General S...

Taiwan's President Tsai appoints new Chief of the General Staff

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) appointed Commander of the Republic of China (ROC) Navy Admiral Huang Shu-kuang (黃曙光) to the post of Chief of the General Staff Wednesday. Huang will succeed Shen Yi-mi...

Memorial ceremony held for Taiwan Black Hawk crash victims

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A public memorial ceremony was held Tuesday morning (Jan. 14) at Taiwan Air Force headquarters in Taipei to pay tribute to the military officers who lost their lives in th...

Black Hawk's data recorders to be sent to US for analysis: Air Force

Taiwan's Air Force will send the two data recorders from the military helicopter that crashed in New Taipei on Thursday to the United States for analysis to clarify the cause of the accident that ...

Survivors of Black Hawk crash continue to improve: hospital

The five survivors of the Black Hawk helicopter crash last week are progressing well, with one of them expected to be discharged from hospital Wednesday (Jan. 8) and two others moved from intensive ca...

Taiwan's military reportedly riled over flight recorder leak in Black Hawk crash investigation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s military is reportedly upset about the leak of flight recorder data from the UH-60M Black Hawk helicopter that crashed on Jan. 2, killing eight military off...

Han implies Taiwan is 'possessed' after Black Hawk crash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) on Sunday (Jan. 5) raised hackles among netizens after he hinted that last week's deadly Black Hawk helicopter...

Air Force Black Hawk rescues mountain hiker in S. Taiwan

An Air Force UH-60M Black Hawk helicopter conducted a rescue mission by airlifting a mountain hiker with acute mountain sickness (AMS) Saturday, two days after the crash of an Air Force Black Hawk cho...

Taiwan President conveys air force squad's condolences to late general

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) conveyed condolences on behalf of an air force squadron based in eastern Taiwan at a memorial service held in Taipei for the late chief of the general staff, Shen Yi-ming ...

Taiwan defense officials meet after crash kills top officer

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen convened a meeting of top defense officials and urged them Friday to be on a lookout for military developments concerning China following a helic...

Crashed Black Hawk black box found in N. Taiwan as helicopters grounded

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense (MND) said at noon on Friday (Jan. 3) that the black box of a UH-60M Black Hawk helicopter that crashed in the mountainous district of Wul...

Conspiracy theories swirl online in Taiwan after Black Hawk crash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Conspiracy theories have begun to swirl on Taiwanese social media in the wake of the deadly crash of a UH-60M Black Hawk helicopter on Thursday (Jan. 2), prompting a Taiwa...

Acting chief of general staff announced by Taiwan's defense ministry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In light of the tragic helicopter accident that took the lives of several Taiwan's top military officials, including Chief of the General Staff Shen Yi-ming (沈一鳴), the...

8 Taiwan military officers killed in Black Hawk crash mourned

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A mourning area was set up for Taiwan's top general and seven other military officers who were killed in Thursday's (Jan. 2) Black Hawk helicopter crash. After ...

Tsai halts campaign for 3 days after Black Hawk crash claims Taiwan's top general

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After news broke on Thursday afternoon (Jan. 2) that Chief of the General Staff Shen Yi-ming (沈一鳴) and seven other military officers had died in a Black Hawk helicopter cr...