NTSB Identification: SEA04WA131
Accident occurred Tuesday, June 29, 2004 in Mianyang, China
Aircraft: SOCATA TB-200, registration:
Injuries: 2 Fatal.

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

On June 29, 2004, at 0951 local time, a Socata TB-200 single-engine airplane, B8830, was destroyed after takeoff-initial climb near Mianyang, China. The aircraft was operated by the China Civil Aviation College of Mianyang. Both the flight instructor and student pilot were fatally injured. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the instructional flight.

It was reported that the plane crashed shortly after takeoff from Mianyang, located in southwest China's Sichuan Province, plunging to the ground one kilometer away from the runway. There was no fire or explosion following the crash. Visibility was reported to be 4.5 kilometers at the time of the accident.

The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Chinese General Administration of Civil Aviation. Any further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:

General Administration of Civil Aviation of China
155 Dongsi Street West
Beijing 100710

This report is for informational purposes only and contains only information released by the Chinese Government.

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