Boeing 737 carrying 133 crashes in China

21-03-2022 Mon 15:19

According to official media, a China Eastern Airlines plane carrying 133 passengers crashed in the mountains of south China on Monday while flying from Kunming to Guangzhou.

The plane involved in the crash was a Boeing 737, and the number of people killed was not immediately known. According to the provincial emergency management office, the plane crashed in Teng county near Wuzhou and started a mountain fire.

Rescue services were called to the location, according to the report.

It was the only commercial passenger flight disaster in China that resulted in human deaths. The deadliest Chinese commercial flight catastrophe occurred in 1994, when China Northwest Airlines crashed, killing all 160 people on board.


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