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Wuhan Airlines

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CWU  Wuhan Air
Founded  1986
Headquarters  Wuhan, China
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Ceased operations  2003 (merged into China Eastern Airlines)

Wuhan Airlines (S: 武汉航空, T: 武漢航空, P: Wǔhàn Hángkōng) was an airline based in Wuhan of the People's Republic of China. In 2003, it merged into China Eastern Airlines.


Historical Fleet

  • 2 Boeing 737-36R Registration #: B-2969, B-2988
  • 3 Boeing 737-3Q8 Registration #: B-2918, B-2919, B-2928
  • 1 Boeing 737-3S3 Registration #: B-2976
  • 2 Boeing 737-86R Registration #: B-2660, B-2665
  • 5 Yunshuji Y-7 Registration #: B-3442, B-3443, B-3471, B-3472, B-3479
  • 3 Xian MA60 Registration #: B-3430, B-3431, B-3432 (now under China Eastern Airlines colors)
  • Accidents and incidents

  • On June 22, 2000, a Wuhan Airlines flight from Enshi to Wuhan was forced to circle for 30 minutes due to thunderstorms. The aircraft eventually crashed on the banks of Han River in the District of Hanyang, all on-board perished (there were varying accounts of number of crews and passengers). In addition, the crash also killed 7 people on the ground (See Wuhan Airlines Flight 343).
  • References

    Wuhan Airlines Wikipedia