China General Aviation Flight 7552
A China General Aviation Yakovlev Yak-42 similar to the one involved.
|Date||31 July 1992|
|Summary||pilot error / loss of control|
|Site||near Nanjing Dajiaochang Airport|
|Fatalities||107 or 108[note 1]|
|Aircraft type||Yakovlev Yak-42D|
|Operator||China General Aviation|
|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]
- The number of fatalities was reported as 107 by Chinese media. Most international organizations and media reported 108 fatalities.
- "ASN Aircraft accident Yakovlev 42D B-2755 Nanking Airport (NKG)." Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved on August 1, 2012.
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