Air China Flight 129 facts for kids
The aircraft involved in the accident in 1997
|Date||April 15, 2002|
|Summary||Controlled flight into terrain due to pilot error and ATC error|
|Place||Mount Dotdae, Busan, South Korea
|Aircraft type||Boeing 767-2J6ER|
|Flew from||Beijing International Airport, Beijing, China|
|Flying to||Gimhae International Airport, Busan, South Korea|
Air China flight 129 is an international scheduled flight from Beijing to Pusan. On April 15, 2002, the Boeing 767-2J6ER flying the route crashed into a mountain while trying to land at Busan-Gimhae International Airport. Of the 166 people on the aircraft, 129 were killed. Investigators determined that pilot error was the cause of the crash.
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