Joy Air (Xian) Xian Modern Ark 60 (MA60) B-3467 operating flight JR 1529 from Yiwu to Fuzhou, China with 45 passengers and seven crew members skidded off the end of the runway while landing at Fuzhou yesterday (May 10). According to China.org.cn seven people were injured and taken to a local hosital.
The Xian MA60 is built by China’s Xian Aircraft Industrial Corporation under the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC). The MA60 is a stretched version of the Xian Y7-200A, which was based on the Antonov An-24.
Joy Air‘s (Xi’an) Xian MA60 B-3455 (msn 0803) was involved in a landing accident on February 4 at Zhengzhou, China. The turboprop had arrived on a flight from Taiyuan when the nose collapsed on landing and aircraft contacted the runway according to Aviation Safety Network. There were no reported injuries.