|Date:||Saturday 5 April 1958|
|C/n / msn:|| |
|First flight:|| |
|Crew:||Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9|
|Total:||Fatalities: 14 / Occupants: 14 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||70 km (43.8 mls) from Xi'an ( China)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Chengdu Airport (CTU/ZUUU), China|
|Destination airport:||Beijing-Capital Airport (PEK/ZBAA), China|
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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Chengdu Airport to Beijing-Capital Airport as the crow flies is 1546 km (966 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.