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China Airline Crash Video 2022 – Boeing 737 passenger jet crashes in China with 132 people on board

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A China Eastern Airlines Boeing 737-800 with 132 people on board crashed in mountains in southern China on a domestic flight on Monday following a sudden descent from cruising altitude. Stay with TOI for latest updates.

A China Eastern passenger jet carrying 132 people crashed in southern China on Monday, aviation authorities said. China’s state-run media said the crash led to a fire on a mountain.

Chinese state media said that as of Tuesday, no survivors had been found, according to The Associated Press. Chinese state TV reported there were no foreigners on board.

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China Eastern said the cause of the crash was “still under investigation” and it did not provide any detail, but in an official filing with the Shanghai Stock Exchange it expressed “its deep condolences for the passengers and crew members who died in the plane crash.”

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The Boeing 737-800 from Kunming city to the southern hub of Guangzhou “lost airborne contact over Wuzhou” city in the Guangxi region, the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) said earlier.

At present, it has been confirmed that this flight has crashed,” the CAAC said, adding that it had activated its emergency response and “dispatched a working group to the scene.” The plane was carrying 123 passengers and 9 flight crew members, the CAAC said. An earlier state media report had said there were 133 people on board.

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