Accident description
Last updated: 26 November 2014
Status:
Date:Wednesday 14 March 1979
Time:ca 08:52
Type:Hawker Siddeley HS-121 Trident 2E
Operator:CAAC
Registration: B-274
C/n / msn: 2172
First flight: 1976
Engines: 3 Rolls-Royce Spey 512
Crew:Fatalities: 12 / Occupants: 12
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 12 / Occupants: 12
Ground casualties:Fatalities: 32
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Beijing (   China) show on map
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Beijing-Xijiao Airport, China
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed into a factory on climbout.

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