Patrol boat was subject to inspection drilling in Kaohsiung when he was appointed missile Hsiung Feng III off,
according to the Taiwanese Central News Agency (CNA).
He added that he shot him in the direction of mainland China, hit a fishing boat off the Penghu Islands.
According to Defense Department officials the ship’s captain, who is in Taiwan had been killed, and.
The missile has a range of about 300KM (200 miles)
The incident comes as China celebrates the 95th anniversary of the formation of the Chinese Communist Party.
When asked by reporters that the incident would not affect relations with Beijing,
said Vice Admiral Xia Mei Hsu and Navy said that the Ministry of Defence on the island.
She said the case is under investigation and will be dealt with “in accordance with that.”
Not yet clear whether Beijing had been informed immediately clear.
China regards Taiwan as a renegade province, and be reunited with the mainland, by force if necessary.
Has hundreds of missiles pointed towards the island at all times.
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen, who is also army chief, is currently abroad.