A plane carrying 133 passengers crashed in southwest China on Monday March 21, state television said, without providing an immediate report.
A China Eastern Airlines plane with 133 people on board crashed on Monday March 21 in southwestern China, state television reported, without providing an immediate report.
The Boeing-737, crashed near the city of Wuzhou, in the Guangxi region, and “caused a fire” in the mountains, CCTV said , adding that rescue teams were sent to the scene. Contacted by AFP, the airline China Eastern, for the time being, did not wish to react.
The last major air accident dates back to 2010
According to local media, flight MU5735 took off shortly after 1 p.m. local time (0500 GMT) from the southwestern metropolis of Kunming. His destination was Canton, some 1,300 km away.
The last major air accident in China dates back to August 2010. It killed 42 people.