Date: March 18, 1998
Time: 19:31
Location: Off Hsinchu, Taiwan
Operator: Formosa Airlines
Flight #: 7623
Route: Hsinchu - Kao Hsiung
AC Type: Saab340B
Registration: B-12255
cn / ln: 340B-377
Aboard: 13   (passengers:8  crew:5)
Fatalities: 13   (passengers:8  crew:5)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft crashed in the sea, 11 km off Hsinchu, shortly after taking off from Hsinchu. Instrument failure and loss of power in the aircraft's right engine in turbulence.

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