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Date of Accident:22 June 2000Help
Airline:Wuhan Airlines   Help
Aircraft:Xian Yunshuji Y7-100C   Help
Location:Wuhan, ChinaHelp
Registration:B-3479Help
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Flight Number:343Help
Fatalities:44:44+7Help
MSN:06708Help
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Year of Delivery:1988Help
Accident Description:The aircraft crashed onto a river bank after being struck by lightning while on approach to Wuhan Airport. Seven workers installing generators on a boat were killed when wreckage of the aircraft impacted the boat. The aircraft had circled Wuhan Airport for 30 minutes as heavy thunderstorms passed through the area.
 
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