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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 187039
Last updated: 23 October 2017
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Date:01-MAY-2016
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic A319 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A319-133
Owner/operator:China Eastern Airlines
Registration: B-6430
C/n / msn: 5376
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Minor
Location:Kangding Airport (KGT/ZUKD) -   China
Phase: Landing
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Chengdu Airport (CTU/ZUUU)
Destination airport:Kangding Airport (KGT/ZUKD)
Narrative:
China Eastern Airlines flight MU5443 from Chengdu to Kangding, China, was damaged after striking approach lights at Kangding Airport.
The aircraft, an Airbus A319-100, was on final approach to Kangding's runway 15 when the aircraft struck approach lights. A go around was initiated and the aircraft returned to Chengdu.
Six approach lights were found damaged at Kangding. One metal part of the approach lighting system was found to have penetrated the right hand horizontal stabilizer. Additionally there was a leak in the green hydraulic system and wear on one of the tyres.

Sources:

http://news.xinhuanet.com/finance/2016-05/03/c_128951919.htm
http://news.southcn.com/community/content/2016-05/03/content_147038487_2.htm
http://www.chinaaviationdaily.com/news/52/52238.html
http://www.caac.gov.cn/XWZX/MHYW/201605/t20160506_37141.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-May-2016 19:41 harro Added
07-May-2016 19:46 harro Updated [Source, Embed code]

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