Air China Airbus Sinks into Pitch in Yiwu

Monday, August 5, 2013
By George Hatcher


Around noon on August 4, 2013, an Air China Airbus CA4538 A319-115 was taxiing for departure in Yiwu, Zhejiang, China to Chengdu when the plane slid off the runway into a pitch covered area.

There was no damage reported and no injuries, but the airport was shut down, and passengers taken to Xiaoshan Airport

74 passengers were aboard.

The incident is under investigation.

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