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Boeing 737 passenger plane with 132 on board crashes

A Chinese aircraft carrying 132 passengers has reportedly crashed in the southern province of Guangxi, China.

According to AP, CCTV, a Chinese broadcaster, said the accident involving the China Eastern 737 happened near the city of Wuzhou in Teng county.

The plane was said to have been flying from Kunming to Guangzhou.

The crash reportedly “caused a mountain fire”.

In a statement confirming the incident, the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) said 132 people, including nine crew and 123 passengers were on board.

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The CAAC said the aircraft lost contact with the city of Wuzhou.

“Emergency mechanism has been activated, and a working group has been dispatched to the scene,” the statement reads.

There is currently no immediate information on the numbers of the dead and the injured.

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