Narrative:A military Harbin H-5 bomber (licence-built Ilyushin 28) crashed into the starboard side of the Trident when it was taxiing onto the runway.
|Date:||Wednesday 14 September 1983|
|Type:||Hawker Siddeley HS-121 Trident 2E|
|C/n / msn:|| 2169|
|First flight:|| 1975|
|Engines:|| 3 Rolls-Royce Spey 512|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 100|
|Total:||Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 106 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Guilin Airport (KWL) ( China)
|Phase:|| Taxi (TXI)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Guilin Airport (KWL/ZGKL), China|
|Destination airport:||Beijing-Capital Airport (PEK/ZBAA), China|
A large hole was torn in the forward right side of the fuselage.
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display the exact flight path.
Distance from Guilin Airport to Beijing-Capital Airport as the crow flies is 1750 km (1094 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.