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China plane crash: No sign of survivors, says state media

Updated On Mar 22, 2022 01:20 PM IST
  • The Boeing 737-800 crashed near the city of Wuzhou in the Guangxi region while flying from Kunming in the southwestern province of Yunnan to the industrial centre of Guangzhou along the east coast.
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China Eastern Flight 5735 carrying 132 passengers and nine crew members crashed near the city of Wuzhou in the Guangxi region on March 21 while flying from Kunming in the southwestern province of Yunnan to the industrial centre of Guangzhou along the east coast. No survivors have been found as rescuers on Tuesday searched the scattered wreckage of the plane.(REUTERS) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Mar 22, 2022 01:20 PM IST

China Eastern Flight 5735 carrying 132 passengers and nine crew members crashed near the city of Wuzhou in the Guangxi region on March 21 while flying from Kunming in the southwestern province of Yunnan to the industrial centre of Guangzhou along the east coast. No survivors have been found as rescuers on Tuesday searched the scattered wreckage of the plane.(REUTERS)

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The plane crashed on a wooded mountainside and ignited a fire big enough to be seen on NASA satellite images.(AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Mar 22, 2022 01:20 PM IST

The plane crashed on a wooded mountainside and ignited a fire big enough to be seen on NASA satellite images.(AP)

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“Wreckage of the plane was found at the scene, but up until now, none of those aboard the plane with whom contact was lost have been found," state broadcaster CCTV said, more than 20 hours after the Monday afternoon crash.(REUTERS) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Mar 22, 2022 01:20 PM IST

“Wreckage of the plane was found at the scene, but up until now, none of those aboard the plane with whom contact was lost have been found," state broadcaster CCTV said, more than 20 hours after the Monday afternoon crash.(REUTERS)

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The report said drones and a manual search would be used to try to find the black boxes, which hold the flight data and cockpit voice recorders essential to crash investigations.(AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Mar 22, 2022 01:20 PM IST

The report said drones and a manual search would be used to try to find the black boxes, which hold the flight data and cockpit voice recorders essential to crash investigations.(AFP)

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In this screengrab taken on March 21 from a video by state broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV) via AFPTV shows rescue teams searching the site of where a China Eastern passenger jet crashed onto a mountainside in Tengxian county in Wuzhou City in China's southern Guangxi region. (AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Mar 22, 2022 01:20 PM IST

In this screengrab taken on March 21 from a video by state broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV) via AFPTV shows rescue teams searching the site of where a China Eastern passenger jet crashed onto a mountainside in Tengxian county in Wuzhou City in China's southern Guangxi region. (AFP)

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The crash created a deep pit in the mountainside, the official Xinhua News Agency reported, citing rescuers.(AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Mar 22, 2022 01:20 PM IST

The crash created a deep pit in the mountainside, the official Xinhua News Agency reported, citing rescuers.(AFP)

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A base of operations was set up near the crash site with rescue vehicles, ambulances and an emergency power supply truck parked in the narrow space.(AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Mar 22, 2022 01:20 PM IST

A base of operations was set up near the crash site with rescue vehicles, ambulances and an emergency power supply truck parked in the narrow space.(AFP)

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Soldiers in camouflage joined helmeted rescue workers in orange jumpsuits in combing the charred crash site and surrounding heavily dense vegetation.(AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Mar 22, 2022 01:20 PM IST

Soldiers in camouflage joined helmeted rescue workers in orange jumpsuits in combing the charred crash site and surrounding heavily dense vegetation.(AFP)

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China Eastern Flight 5735 was flying at 29,000 feet (8,840 meters) when it entered a steep, fast dive around 2:20 p.m. local time, according to data from FlightRadar24.com.(AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Mar 22, 2022 01:20 PM IST

China Eastern Flight 5735 was flying at 29,000 feet (8,840 meters) when it entered a steep, fast dive around 2:20 p.m. local time, according to data from FlightRadar24.com.(AFP)

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Chinese President Xi Jinping called for an “all-out” rescue operation, as well as for an investigation into the crash and to ensure complete civil aviation safety.(AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Mar 22, 2022 01:20 PM IST

Chinese President Xi Jinping called for an “all-out” rescue operation, as well as for an investigation into the crash and to ensure complete civil aviation safety.(AFP)

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