NTSB Identification: DCA99RA056.
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Accident occurred Thursday, April 15, 1999 in SHANGHAI, China
Aircraft: McDonnell Douglas MD-11, registration:
Injuries: 3 Fatal.

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On April 15, 1999, Korean Air flight 6316 crashed shortly after takeoff at Shanghai, China. The airplane was destroyed by impact. The two pilots and mechanic on board were killed. Additionally, 5 persons on the ground were killed and 37 others injured. The accident is being investigated by the Civil Aviation Administration of China.

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