NTSB Identification: DCA97WA045
Accident occurred Thursday, May 08, 1997 in SHENZHEN, China
Aircraft: Boeing 737-300, registration:
Injuries: 35 Fatal.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

A China Southern Boeing 737-300 on a scheduled domestic flight from Chongqing to Shenhzen crashed during thunderstorm activity while landing at the Shenzhen Airport on the night of May 8, 1997. At least 33 passengers and 2 crew were fatally injured in the crash. There were 74 persons on board; 35 were injured, 4 had no injuries. No American citizens were on board. This accident is under investigation by the Government of China.

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