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Last updated: 18 January 2019
Date:Tuesday 26 October 1993
Type:Silhouette image of generic MD82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82 (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
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Fuzhou Airport (FOC) (   China)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Shenzhen-Huangtian Airport (SZX/ZGSZ), China
Destination airport:Fuzhou Airport (FOC/ZSFZ), China
Overran the wet runway onto flooded ground. The undercarriage dug in and was torn off. The fuselage broke into 3 pieces.

Runway excursion

» Air Safety Week 8 November 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 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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