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Taiwanese female pilots carry anti-epidemic materials to crash in Indonesia

Joyce Lin, an American Taiwanese female pilot, was transported to the remote village of Indonesia in order to deliver the new anti-pneumonia anti-epidemic materials. He flew early in the morning on Tuesday (12th) and crashed into the fuselage shortly after takeoff.

According to reports, Joyce graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Gordon-Conwell, worked in the IT industry for ten years, and later learned to fly, and joined the Christian Aviation Mission , MAF) The flying team has ten years of qualifications and has just moved to Papua, Indonesia in 2019.

Joyce is preparing to fly medical equipment and school supplies to the Papua village in the easternmost part of Indonesia for the Kodiak 100 Big Brown Bear aircraft on Tuesday (12th). It took off from Sentani at about 6:30 am local time, but sent a distress signal two minutes after takeoff.

Police said that the search and rescue team found Joyce’s plane on Lake Santanyi and recovered her body about 12 meters underwater.

Joyce is an experienced pilot and a qualified flight instructor. He completed the first MAF solo flight in March this year. She was allowed to fly to 20 villages served by MAF to obtain supplies for missionaries and aid workers facing the threat of new coronavirus diseases, and to deliver medicines, screening equipment and personal protective equipment.

David Holsten, chairman of MAF, said: “We feel extremely lost, but we are also quite comforting, because Joyce was doing what she loved at the time, and was loyal to God’s vocation for her life. She used a kind of ability to influence others. Way, use her life to serve the Lord. “

Horsden said, this is the first fatal accident in MAF in the past 23 years, the civil aviation authority is investigating the cause of the crash. According to Hogeland, there were no other passengers on the plane due to flight control restrictions.

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