China Eastern Airlines Flight 5398
The aircraft involved in the accident in CAAC colors, seen in Hong Kong in February 1986.
|Date||October 26, 1993|
|Summary||Crash on approach|
|Site||Fuzhou, Fujian, China|
|Aircraft type||McDonnell Douglas MD-82|
|Operator||China Eastern Airlines|
China Eastern Airlines Flight 5398 (MU5398) was a McDonnell Douglas MD-82 airliner from Shenzhen's Bao'an International Airport to Fuzhou Changle International Airport in Fujian, China. On October 26, 1993, it crashed on approach to Fuzhou Airport. The aircraft overran the runway while landing in heavy rain and high winds. Two of the 80 passengers and crew on board were killed.
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