China General Aviation

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China General Aviation
IATA ICAO Callsign
GP CTH Tonghang
Ceased operations 1997
Operating bases Xi'an, China
Fleet size See Fleet below
Parent company China Eastern Airlines
Headquarters Xi'an, China

China General Aviation (Corporation - CGAC) was an airline based in Xi'an, China. It operated a fleet of 12 Yakovlev Yak-42D and later a few Boeing 737-300 aircraft.[1] It was acquired by China Eastern Airlines in 1997.[citation needed]

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A China General Aviation Yakovlev Yak-42.

Its 3 Boeing 737-300 aircraft were transferred to China Eastern Airlines.

Accidents and incidents[edit]

On July 31, 1992, China General Aviation Flight 7552 crashed into a pond past the runway after takeoff from Nanjing Dajiaochang Airport. 8 of the 10 crew members and 100 of the 116 passengers died.[2]


  1. ^ "100 Killed in Chinese Plane Crash". Los Angeles Times. 2 August 1992. Retrieved 12 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "ASN Aircraft accident Yakovlev 42D B-2755 Nanking Airport (NKG)." Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved on July 5, 2009.

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