NTSB Identification: DCA10WA087
Accident occurred Tuesday, August 24, 2010 in Yichun, China
Aircraft: EMBRAER ERJ190, registration:
Injuries: 42 Fatal,7 Serious,47 Minor.
This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.
On August 24, 2010 at 9:40 PM local time, Henan Airlines flight VD8387 (registration B-3130), an Embraer 190 equipped with General Electric (GE) CF-34 engines, impacted terrain about 1.5 km (0.9 miles) short of runway 30 during approach to Yichun Airport, Yichun, China. Of the 96 passengers and crew on board, there were 42 fatalities, 7 serious injuries, and 47 minor injuries. The airplane was substantially consumed by post-crash fire. The flight originated from the Harbin Taiping International Airport, Harbin, China.
The accident is being investigated by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC). The NTSB has appointed a U.S. Accredited Representative to assist the investigation under the provisions of ICAO Annex 13 as the State of design and manufacture of the engines.
All requests for information should be directed to:
The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC)
#155 Dongsi Street West, Dongcheng
Beijing, China 100710, China
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