Narrative:A man attempted to hijack the airplane and ignited home-made explosives, which injured a passenger and also himself. He was subdued by a security officer.
|Date:||Friday 24 January 2003|
Embraer EMB-145LR (ERJ-145LR)
|C/n / msn:|| 145377|
|First flight:|| 2001|
|Engines:|| 2 Allison AE3007A1/2|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 11|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 16 |
|Airplane damage:|| None|
|Location:||near Chengdu (China)
|Phase:|| Unknown (UNK)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Chongqing Airport (CKG/ZUCK), China|
|Destination airport:||Chengdu Airport (CTU/ZUUU), China|
» People's Daily
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 Chongqing Airport to Chengdu Airport as the crow flies is 274 km (171 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.