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Last updated: 15 November 2018
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Date:Wednesday 10 August 1994
Time:11:22
Type:Silhouette image of generic A306 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A300B4-622R
Operator:Korean Air
Registration: HL7296
C/n / msn: 583
First flight: 1990-12-06 (3 years 8 months)
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney PW4158
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 152
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 160
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Cheju Airport (CJU) (   South Korea)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Seoul-Gimpo (Kimpo) International Airport (SEL/RKSS), South Korea
Destination airport:Jeju (Cheju) International Airport (CJU/RKPC), South Korea
Flightnumber:2033
Narrative:
The Airbus approached fast and touched down 1773 m past the runway threshold. The aircraft couldn't be stopped on the remaining 1227 m and overran at a speed of 104 knots. After striking the airport wall and a guard post at 30 knots, the aircraft caught fire and burst into flames.
The approach was flown with slats/flaps at 15/20 degrees due to suspected windshear.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» Air Safety Week 10 October 1994 (p. 5)
» Aviation Week & Space Technology 09.05.94 (31-2)
» Flight International 17-2 August 1994 (8)
» ICAO Adrep Summary 1/95
» Scramble 184


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Distance from Seoul-Gimpo (Kimpo) International Airport to Jeju (Cheju) International Airport as the crow flies is 448 km (280 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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