China's National Emergency Response Headquarters held a press conference in Wuzhou, Guangxi. Release the relevant investigation progress of the China Eastern Airlines passenger plane crash, and answer relevant questions from all walks of life.
Zhu Tao, director of the Aviation Safety Office of the Civil Aviation Administration of China, reported that the aircraft was severely damaged in this accident, and the investigation was very difficult. Because the investigation has just started, with the information currently available, it is still impossible to make a clear judgment on the cause of the accident. In the next step, the investigation team will go all out to collect evidence from all parties, focusing on the search for the flight recorder at the scene of the accident, and carry out the analysis of the cause of the accident based on all aspects of information, to find out the cause of the accident in an in-depth and comprehensive manner. Announced immediately.
China Eastern Airlines plane crash details announced, no survivors found
The relevant personnel of the Civil Aviation Administration informed that China Eastern Airlines flight MU5735 took off from Kunming at 13:16 on March 21, and entered the Guangzhou control area at a cruising altitude of 8900 meters at 14:17. At 14:20, the controller noticed that the aircraft's altitude had dropped sharply, and immediately called the crew several times, but did not receive any reply. At 14:23, the radar signal of the aircraft disappeared. After verification, the aircraft crashed in Teng County, Wuzhou City, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. As of the early morning of the 22nd, no survivors have been found in the search and rescue work, and the public security department has blocked and controlled the scene.
There were 123 passengers on board (no foreign passengers) and 9 crew members (3 pilots, 5 flight attendants, and 1 safety officer). So far, no survivors have been found. The incident aircraft was introduced on June 22, 2015. As of the time of the accident, a total of 8,986 sorties had been flown, with a total of 18,239 hours.