Narrative:The Il-18 passenger plane was on approach to Guangzhou, China when the passenger cabin began to fill with smoke. After landing the smoke thickened and a fire was visibile. The airplane was evacuated on the runway.
|Date:||Friday 24 December 1982|
|C/n / msn:|| 189001401|
|First flight:|| 1959|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 11|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 25 / Occupants: 58|
|Total:||Fatalities: 25 / Occupants: 69 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Guangzhou-Baiyun Airport (CAN) ( China)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Changsha-Huanghua Airport (CSX/ZGHA), China|
|Destination airport:||Guangzhou-Baiyun Airport (CAN/ZGGG), China|
The airplane operated on a flight from Lanzhou to Guangzhou with intermediate stops at Xi'an and Changsha.
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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 Changsha-Huanghua Airport to Guangzhou-Baiyun Airport as the crow flies is 553 km (346 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.