October 1, 2022

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China Eastern plane crash: Villagers describe incident as recovery workers continue search

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Villagers living near the crash site of a China Eastern Airlines jet described the moment of impact on Tuesday, as rescue work continues in the mountains of southern Guangxi, China.

A man surnamed Si likened the moment the plane crashed to hearing the sound of thunder, adding that he heard “two loud sounds.”

Rescuers continued to search through the wreckage of a China Eastern Air aircraft, which is thought have had 132 people on board when it crashed in mountains in southern China during a domestic flight on Monday.

Debris and wreckage had been found and there were no signs of survivors, state broadcaster CCTV reported.

The plane was en route from the southwestern city of Kunming, capital of Yunnan province, to Guangzhou, capital of Guangdong, bordering Hong Kong, when it crashed.

China Eastern said it deeply mourned the passengers and crew, adding the cause of the crash was under investigation.

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