Narrative:The Antonov crashed while returning to the airport 30 minutes after takeoff with a feathered no. 2 prop. The engine had failed in severe icing conditions.
|Date:||Monday 15 December 1986|
|C/n / msn:|| 37308907|
|First flight:|| 1973|
|Engines:|| 2 Ivchenko AI-24VT|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 37|
|Total:||Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 44 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Lanzhou-Zhongchuan Airport (LHW) ( China)
|Phase:|| Approach (APR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Lanzhou-Zhongchuan Airport (LHW/ZLLL), China|
|Destination airport:||Xian-Xiguan Airport (SIA/ZLXG), China|
Final destination of the flight was Chengdu.
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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 Lanzhou-Zhongchuan Airport to Xian-Xiguan Airport as the crow flies is 512 km (320 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.