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Date:Thursday 22 March 1990
Type:Silhouette image of generic TRID model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Siddeley HS-121 Trident 2E
Operator:Air China
Registration: B-2208
MSN: 2165
First flight: 1974
Engines: 3 Rolls-Royce Spey 512
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 102
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 107
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Guilin Airport (KWL) (   China)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Shanghai-Hongqiao Airport (SHA/ZSSS), China
Destination airport:Guilin-Qifengling Airport (KWL/ZGKL), China
Narrative:
The Trident approached high and touched down far down the runway at Guilin Airport (KWL), China. The aircraft overran the runway onto soft ground. The runway was very wet following heavy rainfall.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Photos

photo of HS-121-Trident-2E-B-2208
accident date: 22-03-1990
type: Hawker Siddeley HS-121 Trident 2E
registration: B-2208
photo of HS-121-Trident-2E-B-2208
accident date: 22-03-1990
type: Hawker Siddeley HS-121 Trident 2E
registration: B-2208
photo of HS-121-Trident-2E-B-2208
accident date: 22-03-1990
type: Hawker Siddeley HS-121 Trident 2E
registration: B-2208
photo of HS-121-Trident-2E-B-2208
accident date: 22-03-1990
type: Hawker Siddeley HS-121 Trident 2E
registration: B-2208
photo of HS-121-Trident-2E-B-2208
accident date: 22-03-1990
type: Hawker Siddeley HS-121 Trident 2E
registration: B-2208
 

Map
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Shanghai-Hongqiao Airport to Guilin-Qifengling Airport as the crow flies is 1260 km (788 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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