Accident description
Last updated: 30 August 2014
Status:
Date:Friday 24 December 1982
Time:17:10
Type:Ilyushin 18B
Operator:CAAC
Registration: B-202
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) show on map
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Changsha-Huanghua Airport (CSX/ZGHA), China
Destination airport:Guangzhou-Baiyun Airport (CAN/ZGGG), China
Flightnumber:2311
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 visible. The airplane was evacuated on the runway.
The airplane operated on a flight from Lanzhou to Guangzhou with intermediate stops at Xi'an and Changsha.


Classification:
Forced landing on runway

Sources:
» Flight International 22.01.83
» Scramble Vol.11, nr.06
» Soviet Transports
» Chinese aviation accidents centennial


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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.
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