A Boeing 737 operated by China Eastern Airlines with 132 people on board crashed on Monday in Guangxi, China and there is a CCTV footage of the crash going viral on social media
Rescue teams were searching for survivors at the site of the crash, in Teng County, Wuzhou, Guangxi, local media reported.
Nine crew members and 123 passengers were on board, the Civil Aviation Administration of China said in a statement.
The crash reportedly started a mountainside fire.
China’s airlines had more than 100 million hours of safe flight as of Feb. 19, a CAA official told The South China Morning Post on Monday.
The last domestic crash was in 2010, when a plane crashed in Yichun, Heilongjiang province, killing 42.
Watch the footage below;
The last seconds of China Eastern Airlines MU5735 were caught on a CCTV camera. Shows that it was in a near vertical dive. pic.twitter.com/0ZaBcJqLR7
— Oliver Alexander (@OAlexanderDK) March 21, 2022