Accident description
Last updated: 25 July 2014
Status:
Date:Tuesday 26 October 1993
Time:13:04 LT
Type:McDonnell Douglas MD-82
Operator:China Eastern Airlines
Registration: B-2103
C/n / msn: 49355/1224
First flight: 1985
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-217A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Passengers:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 71
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 80
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Fuzhou Airport (FOC) (   China) show on map
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Shenzhen-Huangtian Airport (SZX/ZGSZ), China
Destination airport:Fuzhou Airport (FOC/ZSFZ), China
Flightnumber:5398
Narrative:
Overran the wet runway onto flooded ground. The undercarriage was dug in and was torn off. The fuselage broke into 3 pieces.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» Air Safety Week 8.11.1993 (p. 4-5)
» KLM Flight Safety Bulletin Oct. 1994
» Scramble 174


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Distance from Shenzhen-Huangtian Airport to Fuzhou Airport as the crow flies is 693 km (433 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.
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