Flugunfall 15 FEB 1966 einer Shijiazhuang Y-5 18152 - Yongdeng County, Lanzhou, Gansu Province
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Datum:Dienstag 15 Februar 1966
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Shijiazhuang Y-5
Kennzeichen: 18152
Baujahr: 1961
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Yongdeng County, Lanzhou, Gansu Province (   Volksrepublik China)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Lanzhou-Zhongchuan Airport (LHW/ZLLL), Volksrepublik China
Flug nach:Xining Airport (XNN/ZLXN), Volksrepublik China
Owing to the crew's navigation error (but not in poor visibility), the Y-5 flew into a mountainous area. The Y-5 hit treetops and crashed as the pilots tried to clear the terrain. All occupants survived, yet the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

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Distance from Lanzhou-Zhongchuan Airport to Xining Airport as the crow flies is 155 km (97 miles).

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