China Southern Airlines Flight 3456

China Southern Airlines Flight 3456Thursday May 8, 1997
The aircraft touched down hard, causing the nosegear to collapse. The pilot chose to to go-around. The aircraft climbed away but shortly after, the pilot declared an emergency and attempted to land on the runway in the opposite direction. The aircraft crashed on the runway, broke up and caught fire.The accident happened in poor weather with heavy rain associated with local thunderstorm activity.

Crash Details

DateThursday May 8, 1997
LocationHuangtian, China
Passengers65
Crew9
Fatalities35
Survivors39
Aircraft TypeBoeing B-737-31B
OperatorChina Southern Airlines
RegistrationB-2925
Flight OriginChongqing
Flight Destination Shenzen
Huangtian, China
China Southern Airlines
Boeing B-737-31B
1997