Fire Destroys Aviastar Tu-204 At China’s Hangzhou Airport

The aircraft was repainted in Cainiao's livery after Aviastar struck an agreement to operate China-Russia cargo charters for the Chinese logistics firm.
Credit: Russian Look Ltd. / Alamy Stock Photo
A Tupolev Tu-204-100C operated by Russian cargo carrier Aviastar-TU was damaged beyond repair after it caught fire at Hangzhou airport in eastern China. None of the eight staff on board were injured in the incident, which took place on the afternoon of Jan. 8 as the freighter was preparing to return...

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