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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 176384
Last updated: 18 October 2017
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Date:13-MAY-2015
Time:
Type:fighter plane
Owner/operator:People's Liberation Army Navy Flight School (PLAN)
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Liaoning Province -   China
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
After the engine of the plane caught fire, the instructor and trainee pilot diverted the plane to an unpopulated area. The plane crashed, but the pilots althought they ejected the plane, did not have enough time for a proper parachute landing. Both pilots died.

Sources:

http://www.shanghaidaily.com/national/2-pilots-die-in-China-Navy-aircraft-crash/shdaily.shtml


Revision history:

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26-May-2015 07:09 gerard57 Added

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