China Eastern Airlines Flight 5398

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China Eastern Airlines Flight 5398
CAAC MD-82; B-2103@HKG, February 1986 BQE (4847993765).jpg
The aircraft involved in the accident in CAAC colors, seen in Hong Kong in February 1986.
Accident summary
Date October 26, 1993
Summary Crash on approach
Site Fuzhou, Fujian, China
Passengers 71
Crew 9
Fatalities 2
Survivors 78
Aircraft type McDonnell Douglas MD-82
Operator China Eastern Airlines
Registration B-2103

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.[1]


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Coordinates: 26°00′16″N 119°18′45″E / 26.00444°N 119.31250°E / 26.00444; 119.31250