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Datum:vrijdag 7 maart 2008
Type:Silhouette image of generic B752 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 757-200
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:China Southern Airlines
Registratie: registration unknown
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Schade: Geen
Plaats:Lanzhou Airport (LHW) (   China)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Urumqi Airport (URC/ZWWW), China
Vliegveld van aankomst:Beijing-Capital International Airport (PEK/ZBAA), China
China Southern Flight 6901 took off at 10:35, bound for Beijing. About 40 minutes into the flight, a 19-year old woman opened some cans and tried to start a fire in a toilet. She was arrested by air marshallers. The pilot diverted to Lanzhou.
The state-controlled Global Times newspaper reported that the woman carried petrol through a business class security check at Diwopu International Airport in Urumqi. The fuel was concealed in drink cans and mixed with fragrance to hide the smell.

» China foils attack on passenger plane (Xinhua 9-3-2008)


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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Urumqi Airport en Beijing-Capital International Airport bedraagt 2413 km (1508 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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