A major plane crash has been reported in southern China. A China East passenger plane carrying 133 people has crashed in southwest China. The cause of the accident and the death toll could not be ascertained. The cause of the accident can be ascertained by recovering the black box.
Chinese media CCTV reported the accident on Monday. According to the report, the flight MU5735 Boeing 737 crashed in a local area near Wuzhou city in Guangxi region, causing a fire at the top of the hill. Rescue teams have been dispatched to the spot. The plane was en route from Kunming to Guangzhou.
Local media quoted airport staff as saying that China’s Eastern Flight MU5735 did not reach its destination in Guangzhou after taking off from Kunming city after 1pm on Monday. According to reports, a huge fire broke out at the crash site of the passenger plane, due to which the death toll is believed to be very high.