On Monday, a Boeing 737-800 operated by China Eastern Airlines crashed in Guangxi, China, with 132 passengers on board.

The Civil Aviation Administration of China said 123 passengers and nine crew members were on board flight no. 5735, traveling from Kunming to Guangzhou. There were no foreign nationals on board.

Rescue teams were looking for survivors at the crash site, in a mountainous area of Teng County, Wuzhou, Guangxi.

President Xi Jinping called for an “all-out effort” to be made in the rescue operation. The cause of the crash was not immediately clear. The aircraft had been in service since 2015.


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