China Northwest Airlines Flight 2119
This article has multiple issues. Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page. (Learn how and when to remove these template messages)(Learn how and when to remove this template message)
A China Northwest BAe 146-300 similar to the one involved
|Date||July 23, 1993|
|Summary||Crashed after aborted takeoff due to mechanical failure|
|Site||Yinchuan, Ningxia, China|
|Aircraft type||BAe 146-300|
|Operator||China Northwest Airlines|
|Flight origin||Yinchuan Airport|
|Destination||Beijing Capital International Airport|
China Northwest Airlines Flight 2119 (WH2119) was a flight from Yinchuan Xihuayuan Airport, Ningxia to Beijing Capital International Airport, People's Republic of China. On July 23, 1993, the aircraft crashed into a lake after it was unable to get airborne while attempting to take off at Yinchuan Airport, killing 54 passengers and 1 crew member on board.
Just before rotation on takeoff, the right-side flap actuator failed, causing the flaps to retract. Unable to get the aircraft into the air, the crew had no other option but to abort the takeoff. The aircraft overran the runway and crashed into a lake.
|This article about an aviation accident is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|