China-made light aircraft crash in Hebei kills four

China | 15 Sep 2016 7:31 pm

A light aircraft crashed during an air display in Shijiazhuang, capital of northern Hebei Province, in the afternoon, killing all four people on board.

The plane, LE-500 model with 4-5 seats, was produced by AVIC Industry Corp. of China. A pilot and three customers were onboard when the accident happened at 4 p.m.

The air show started on Tuesday and will end tomorrow. More than 50 general aviation manufacturers and operators brought around 150 aircraft to the event, which was sponsored by the AVIC flight club. The show has been an annual gala for aviation fans, featuring stunt flights and music performances.-Xinhua



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