CAAC Flight 2311
|Date||24 December 1982|
|Summary||Destroyed by fire on landing|
|Site||Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport, China
|Aircraft type||Ilyushin Il-18B|
|Flight origin||Changsha Huanghua International Airport (CSX/ZGHA), China|
|Destination||Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (CAN/ZGGG), China|
CAAC Flight 2311 was a scheduled passenger flight from Changsha Huanghua International Airport to Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport. On 24 December 1982 it was flown by an Ilyushin Il-18B (registered in China as B-202), when after landing at Baiyun Airport a cabin fire produced toxic smoke whereupon the crew stopped the aircraft on the runway and evacuated the passengers. The fast-developing fire killed 25 passengers and seriously injured 22 passengers and four crew members. The fire, which was started by a passenger's cigarette, destroyed the aircraft.
The aircraft B-202 was an Ilyushin Il-18B four-engined turboprop built in the Soviet Union in 1959.
- Civil Aviation Authority 1974, p. 23/82