NTSB Identification: DCA02RA032
Accident occurred Monday, April 15, 2002 in Pusan, Korea, Republic Of
Aircraft: Boeing 767-200ER, registration:
Injuries: 138 Fatal,28 Serious.

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

On Monday, April 15, 2002, at 1140 local time, a Boeing 767-200ER, Chinese registration B-2552, operating as Air China flight 129, crashed during approach to the Kimhae International Airport near Pusan (also known as Busan City), South Korea. The airplane was destroyed by impact forces and ground fire. Of the 155 passengers and 11 crewmembers on board, at least 128 were killed and 36 survived with varying injuries, including the captain. The airplane had departed Beijing, China, and was destined for Pusan, South Korea. The investigation is being conducted by the South Korean Ministry of Transport.

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