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China Eastern Plane Hits Runway Lights during Landing in China

china easternChina Eastern flight MU-5443 struck approach lights while it was landing at Kangding Airport, Kangding, Sichuan, China, on May 1st.

The Airbus A319-100, heading from Chengdu, to Kangding, China, was on approach to runway when it hit approach lights, damaging its hydraulic system, before finally landing without further incident.

The plane received substantial damage. All people onboard remained unharmed.

The incident remains under investigation.

China Eastern Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing after Lightning Strike

China Eastern Airlines flight MU-5414 had to return and make an emergency landing in Chengdu, Sichuan province of China, on February 21st.

The Airbus A321-200 took off for Shanghai Pudong International Airport, China, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew reported a lightning strike.

The plane landed safely. No injuries were reported.

The airline arranged a replacement plane for the passengers.

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