Narrative:Two hijackers demanded to be taken to Taiwan. Demands were accepted and hijackers surrendered. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.
|Date:||Thursday 12 May 1988|
|C/n / msn:|| 23189/1072|
|First flight:|| 1984-12-07 (3 years 5 months)|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-17A|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 11|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 107|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 118 |
|Airplane damage:|| Unknown|
|Location:||Taichung -Ching Chuan Kang AB (RMQ/RCMQ) (Taiwan)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Xiamen Airport (XMN/ZSAM), China|
|Destination airport:||Guangzhou-Baiyun Airport (CAN/ZGGG), China|
» NZZ 12-5-1988, 13-5-1988
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 Xiamen Airport to Guangzhou-Baiyun Airport as the crow flies is 514 km (321 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.