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Last updated: 22 September 2019
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Date:Friday 31 March 1922
Time:10:00
Type: Handley Page O/7
Operator:Chinese Government
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 14 / Occupants: 14
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Beijing-Nanyuan Airport (   China)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Beijing-Nanyuan Airport (NAY/ZBNY), China
Narrative:
The aircraft crashed and caught fire after the tail struck treetops on landing after a three-day-trial tour as "Beijing-Han Airlines" initiated by warlord Cao Kun.
This was the first fatal commercial passenger aircraft accident in China.
The aircraft type has been reported as a "Handley Page". Likely it was one of six HP O/400 bomber planes that were modified to O/7 transport planes and exported to China in 1919.

Sources:
» http://news.carnoc.com/list/234/234637.html


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