Accident Ilyushin Il-28 ,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 312334
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Date:Tuesday 6 January 1970
Type:Silhouette image of generic IL28 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Ilyushin Il-28
Owner/operator:China Naval Air Force - 1st Division, 1st Regiment
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Youfang Town, Yangzhong County-Level City, Zhenjiang, Jiangsu Province -   China
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Reportedly due to mechanical problems, a H-5 bomber (Ilyushin Il-28 produced in China) entered irrecoverable dive and ended up as a deep smoldering crater on the ground.

Crew: Zhenhua WANG, Yutang WANG, Fa YAO
Locals honor the crew as heroes because it is believed that the crew stayed in the plane instead of bailing out in an attempt to steer the falling plane away from villages.


Synoptic History of the 1st Division of China Naval Air Force.

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10-May-2023 10:44 RDV Added

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