China Eastern Airlines Plane MU5735 Crashes in China

China Eastern Airlines Flight MU5735 Crashes in China

Praying for all victims.

On Mon 21 Mar 2022, a China Eastern Airlines plane (flight MU5735) crashed in Guangxi Province in China. The Boeing 737 jet was carrying 132 people on board, including nine crew members.

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According to the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAA), the plane had crashed in a mountainous region in Wuzhou, with a subsequent explosion causing a fire in the surrounding area. Sadly, it has now been confirmed that all 132 passengers on the flight perished in the crash.

The plane had departed Kunming at 13:11 local time and was headed towards Guangzhou when it lost altitude. According to FlightRadar24, the last recorded information on the flight was at 14:22 local time, at an altitude of 3,225 feet.

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Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims and their families.

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