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Accident description
Last updated: 21 October 2017
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Date:Monday 4 April 1983
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 200 Super King Air
Operator:Total
Registration: F-BVRP
C/n / msn: BB-38
First flight: 1975
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-41
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Total:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (CAN) (   China)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (CAN/ZGGG), China
Destination airport:Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport (HKG/VHHH), Hong Kong
Narrative:
Crashed some four minutes after takeoff.

Sources:
» Eugene Register-Guard - Apr 4, 1983


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Distance from Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport to Hong Kong-Kai Tak International Airport as the crow flies is 149 km (93 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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