Lin Ming-liang

 

 

Age: 45

 

Summary: Taiwanese South African vice president of the Johannesburg-based Taiwanese Chamber of Commerce who had been hospitalized in critical condition at an intensive care unit from severe burns suffered up to 86 percent of his body in the October 31 Singapore Airlines Flight 006 airplane accident that killed 81 of the 179 occupants aboard when the ill-fated Los Angeles-bound commercial airliner had been destroyed while on the route in an attempt to take off from the wrong runway outside Chiang Kai-shek International Airport during a typhoon.

 

 

Cause of Death: Injuries sustained in an airplane accident

 

Born: circa 1955

 

Died: November 5, 2000

 

Location: Taipei, Taiwan