Plane carrying 132 crashes into mountain in southern China

GUANGZHOU: A China Eastern passenger jet carrying 132 people crashed into a remote mountainside in southern China on Monday after dropping thousands of metres in just three minutes, sparking a massive fire on impact.

China’s President Xi calls for ‘all-out efforts’ to find Eastern jet crash survivors

The airline acknowledged that some aboard the Boeing 737-800 travelling from the city of Kunming to the southern hub of Guangzhou had died, but did not offer more specifics. President Xi Jinping quickly called for a full probe.

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