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Last updated: 5 October 2015
Datum:Donnerstag 12 Mai 1988
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-247
Fluggesellschaft:Xiamen Airlines
Kennzeichen: B-2510
Werknummer: 23189/1072
Baujahr: 1984-12-07 (3 years 5 months)
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-17A
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 11
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 107
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 118
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:Taichung-Ching Chuan Kang Air Base (RMQ/RCMQ) (   Taiwan)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Xiamen Airport (XMN/ZSAM), Volksrepublik China
Flug nach:Guangzhou-Baiyun Airport (CAN/ZGGG), Volksrepublik China
Two hijackers demanded to be taken to Taiwan. Demands were accepted and hijackers surrendered. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.

» NZZ 12-5-1988, 13-5-1988


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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 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.
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