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Last updated: 23 September 2021
Datum:Dienstag 4 Februar 2014
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic MA60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Xian MA60
Fluggesellschaft:Joy Air
Kennzeichen: B-3455
Werknummer: 0803
Baujahr: 2010
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW127J
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 7
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 37
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 44
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:Zhengzhou-Xinzheng International Airport (CGO) (   Volksrepublik China)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Taiyuan Airport (TYN/ZBYN), Volksrepublik China
Flug nach:Zhengzhou-Xinzheng International Airport (CGO/ZHCC), Volksrepublik China
A Xian MA60 passenger plane, operated by Joy Air, suffered a landing accident at Zhengzhou-Xinzheng International Airport (CGO), China.
The airplane was landing at Zhengzhou following a flight from Taiyuan when the nose undercarriage unexpectedly retracted. The nose of the plane consequently contacted the runway. The were no personal injuries, but the was some damage to the plane.

» Shanghai Daily

METAR Weather report:
10:00 UTC / 18:00 local time:
ZHCC 041000Z 10007MPS CAVOK 01/M12 Q1024 NOSIG

11:00 UTC / 19:00 local time:
ZHCC 041100Z 07004MPS CAVOK 01/M10 Q1025 NOSIG


photo of Xian-MA60-B-3455
accident date: 04-02-2014
type: Xian MA60
registration: B-3455

Video, social media

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Taiyuan Airport to Zhengzhou-Xinzheng International Airport as the crow flies is 372 km (233 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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