ASN Aircraft accident Antonov An-24RV B-3417 Shanghai-Hongqiao Airport (SHA)
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Date:Tuesday 15 August 1989
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-24RV
Operator:China Eastern Airlines
Registration: B-3417
MSN: 37309006
First flight: 1973
Engines: 2 Ivchenko AI-24VT
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 28 / Occupants: 34
Total:Fatalities: 34 / Occupants: 40
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:0,24 km (0.2 mls) from Shanghai-Hongqiao Airport (SHA) (   China)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Shanghai-Hongqiao Airport (SHA/ZSSS), China
Destination airport:Nanchang Xiangtang Airport (KHN), China
The Antonov's right hand engine suddenly lost power on takeoff. The airplane crashed into a river, 240 m from the runway.

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Distance from Shanghai-Hongqiao Airport to Nanchang Xiangtang Airport as the crow flies is 603 km (377 miles).

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