Date: October 02, 1990
Time: c 09:15
Location: Guangzhou, China
Operator: China Southern Airlines / Xiamen Airlines
Flight #: ?/8301
Route: Guangzhou - Shanghi
AC Type: Boeing B-737-247 / Boeing B-757-21B
Registration: B-2812/B-2510
cn / ln: 24758/282 / 23189/1072
Aboard: 226   (passengers:205  crew:21)
Fatalities: 128   (passengers:121  crew:7)
Ground: 0
Summary: Shortly after taking off a hijacker entered the cockpit and demanded to be flown to Hong Kong. The captain circled for 30 minutes and after a struggle in the cockpit, attempted to land at Guangzhou, hitting the runway hard, clipping a B-707, crashing into a B-757, filpping over and bursing into flames. Eighty-two aboard the B-737 and 46 aboard the B-757 were killed. Later figures suggest the death toll was 132 and included the hijacker and driver of a vehicle.

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