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1983 Guilin Airport collision

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Summary  Ground collision
Total injuries (non-fatal)  at least 21
Date  14 September 1983
Survivor  95
Crew count  6
Total fatalities  at least 11
Total survivors  at least 95
Number of deaths  11
Passenger count  100
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Site  Guilin Qifengling Airport, China
Type  Hawker Siddeley Trident 2E
Locations  China, Guilin Qifengling Airport
Similar  1983 British Airways S, Ozark Air Lines Flight 650, Aeroflot Flight 601, Aeroflot Flight 5463, Malaysian Airline System Fl

The 1983 Guilin Airport collision was a ground collision between a Peoples Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) Harbin H-5 bomber and a Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) Hawker-Siddeley Trident at the military – civilian Guilin Qifengling Airport, killing 11 passengers.

The accident

On 14 September 1983, a military aircraft collided into a Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) Hawker-Siddeley Trident at the Guilin Qifengling Airport. The Trident was taxiing for take-off when it was struck by the Harbin H-5, ripping a large hole in the forward fuselage of the Trident. On board the Trident bound for Beijing were 100 passengers and 6 crew; of the 106 on board 11 passengers died and 21 were injured. The fate of the Harbin H-5 and its crew have not been reported.

References

1983 Guilin Airport collision Wikipedia


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