China General Aviation Flight 7552

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China General Aviation Flight 7552
A China General Aviation Yakovlev Yak-42 similar to the one involved.
Accident summary
Date 31 July 1992
Summary pilot error / loss of control
Site near Nanjing Dajiaochang Airport
Passengers 116
Crew 10
Injuries (non-fatal) 18
Fatalities 107 or 108[note 1]
Survivors 18
Aircraft type Yakovlev Yak-42D
Operator China General Aviation
Registration B-2755
Flight origin Nanjing Dajiaochang Airport
Destination Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport

China General Aviation Flight 7552 was a China General Aviation flight from Nanjing Dajiaochang Airport to Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport. On July 31, 1992, the Yakovlev 42D on the route crashed into a pond past the runway after taking off. 8 of the 10 crew members and 100 of the 116 passengers died.[note 1][1]

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  1. ^ a b The number of fatalities was reported as 107 by Chinese media. Most international organizations and media reported 108 fatalities.

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