Narrative:The aircraft approached in bad weather (thunderstorms, rainfall) and made a heavy landing, bouncing three times and pushing the nosegear up into the fuselage. The crew performed a go-around and tried to land 9 minutes later. The aircraft touched down at high speed, ran off the runway, broke up in three pieces and caught fire.
|Date:||Thursday 8 May 1997|
|Operator:||China Southern Airlines|
|C/n / msn:|| 27288/2577|
|First flight:|| 1994-01-28 (3 years 3 months)|
|Engines:|| 2 CFMI CFM56-3B1|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 9|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 33 / Occupants: 65|
|Total:||Fatalities: 35 / Occupants: 74 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Shenzhen Airport (SZX) (China)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Chongqing Airport (CKG/ZUCK), China|
|Destination airport:||Shenzhen-Huangtian Airport (SZX/ZGSZ), China|
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Distance from Chongqing Airport to Shenzhen-Huangtian Airport as the crow flies is 1056 km (660 miles).