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Here's everything we know about the China plane crash so far

Shocking footage captured by a mining company's surveillance camera appeared to show the flight's final chilling seconds


FILE PIC: A piece of wreckage of the China Eastern's flight MU5735 are seen after it crashed on the mountain in Tengxian County, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region

A China Eastern Boeing 737-800 with 132 people on board went into a near-vertical dive and crashed in a remote mountainous area of southern China on Monday. It was the country’s worst air disaster in nearly a decade. Investigators are attempting to piece together the cause of the crash. Here’s what we know so far:

What happened?

Flight MU5735 from Kunming was cruising at about 29,000 feet (8,839 meters) and was about 100 miles from its destination in Guangzhou, Southern China, when it suddenly went into a steep descent. Over the next 1 minute and 35 seconds the plane lost

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First Published: Mar 24 2022 | 3:31 PM IST

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