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Last updated: 29 May 2017
Datum:Freitag 31 Juli 1992
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic YK42 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Jakowlew 42D
Fluggesellschaft:China General Aviation Corp.
Kennzeichen: B-2755
Werknummer: 4520422116644
Baujahr: 1991
Triebwerk: 3 Lotarev D-36
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 9 / Insassen: 10
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 98 / Insassen: 116
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 107 / Insassen: 126
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Nanking Airport (NKG) (   Volksrepublik China)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Nanking Airport (NKG/ZSNJ), Volksrepublik China
Flug nach:Xiamen Airport (XMN/ZSAM), Volksrepublik China
Flight 7552 took off from Nanjing (Nanking) and climbed to about 60 m when it lost control and crashed into a pond, 600 m past the runway and caught fire.

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China General grounded its fleet of Yak-42 planes temporarily on August 6, 1992.


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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 Nanking Airport to Xiamen Airport as the crow flies is 798 km (499 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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