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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 213665
Last updated: 4 May 2021
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Date:26-JUL-2018
Time:c. 08:30 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-232 (WL)
Owner/operator:Tianjin Airlines
Registration: B-1052
MSN: 7909
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:over Zhengzhou -   China
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Tianjin Airport (TSN/ZBTJ)
Destination airport:Haikou Airport (HAK/ZGHK)
Narrative:
Tianjin Airlines flight GS7865 diverted to Wuhan Airport, China after the aircraft was damaged by hail. The flight was en route from Tianjin to Haikou at about 32000 feet when it flew a severe hailstorm. The left hand cockpit outer windscreen cracked and the nose cone was damaged as well.
A safe diversion was made to Wuhan.

Sources:

http://www.caacnews.com.cn/1/6/201807/t20180727_1252606.html#0-tsina-1-65299-397232819ff9a47a7b7e80a40613cfe1
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/flights/gs7865#1d44a1d8


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Jul-2018 11:18 harro Added
27-Jul-2018 12:43 harro Updated [Location]

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