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China: Boeing 737 crashed with 132 people on board – machine according to eyewitnesses "completely destroyed"

A Boeing 737 with 132 people on board has crashed in southwest China. According to eyewitnesses, the machine was “completely destroyed”.

Update from March 21, 2022, 10:46 a.m .: After the crash of a plane with 132 people on board in southern China, villagers reported that the machine was “completely destroyed”. The forest fire has since been extinguished, eyewitnesses reported on Monday, according to the Jimu Xinwen news site.

Firefighters and rescue teams, including local residents, were at the crash site in Teng County, south China’s Guangxi region. Nothing was initially known about the fate of the occupants of the China Eastern Airlines Boeing 737. China Eastern Airlines changed the color to gray on its website to express its sadness.

Plane crash in China: Pictures show forest fires and smoke

First report from March 21, 2022: Munich/Wuzhou – A serious plane crash occurred in China*: As state media reported on Monday afternoon (local time), a China Eastern Airlines Boeing 737 crashed with 132 people on board in Guangxi province. The first reports spoke of 133 people. Nine crew members and 123 passengers are said to have been on board the aircraft. The accident was also confirmed by the Chinese aviation authority.

The accident happened near the city of Wuzhou in a remote and hilly area of Teng County. Guangxi Province is located in southwest China, on the border with Vietnam. Nothing is known about the number of victims. As the state television broadcaster CGTN announced, rescue teams are on their way to the scene of the accident. The Boeing 737-800NG was en route from Kunming (Yunnan Province) to Guangzhou (Guangdong Province*). The crash site is around 300 kilometers from the destination airport.

Several videos were shared on social media to show the scene of the accident. The pictures, the authenticity of which cannot be confirmed, show a burning forest area and heavy smoke.

The last time there was a serious plane crash in China was in 2010: 44 people died when a Henan Airlines Embraer E-190 crashed. (sh/dpa) * is an offer from IPPEN.MEDIA.

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