On March 22, Boeing China told The Paper, "We miss every passenger and crew member of China Eastern Airlines flight MU5735. We are cooperating with China Eastern Airlines to provide them with support. At the same time, Boeing is working with the US National Transportation The Safety Committee is in touch and our technical experts are ready to assist the CAAC with the investigation."
On the evening of March 21, China Eastern Airlines Co., Ltd. (China Eastern Airlines, 600115) announced that on March 21, 2022, a Boeing 737 passenger aircraft of the company's subsidiary, Eastern Airlines Yunnan Co., Ltd., was performing the Kunming-Guangzhou flight mission. , lost contact over Wuzhou, Guangxi.
The plane has now been confirmed to have crashed.
There were 132 people on board, including 123 passengers and 9 crew members.
The announcement stated that after the plane crash, the company attached great importance to it, immediately activated the emergency mechanism, dispatched a working group to the scene, and opened a special line for emergency assistance for family members at 4008495530.
The cause of the plane crash is still under investigation, and the company will actively cooperate with relevant investigations.
The company expresses its deep condolences to the passengers and crew members who died in the plane crash.
Boeing China also responded to The Paper on the evening of March 21 in response to the crash of the China Eastern Airlines passenger plane, "I have seen relevant reports and are collecting more information."
According to The Paper, the missing flight number of China Eastern Airlines was MU5735, flying from Kunming to Guangzhou. It was a Boeing 737-800. The original departure time was 13:10, and the planned landing time was 15:05.
Available information shows that the flight registration number is B-1791, the model is Boeing 737-800, the aircraft is 6 years old, and there are 12 business class and 148 economy class seats on board.
Boeing 737-800 belongs to Boeing's new generation 737 (ie 737NG). The same model also includes -600, -700, -900, of which 737-800 is the most popular model. The first delivery to users in 1998 is called the 737 family. the most successful model.
Boeing 737-800 and Airbus A320, these two single-aisle passenger aircraft, are currently the mainstream models in China and even the global civil aviation market.
According to the data of the third-party aviation information platform "Flight Manager", as of the end of February 2022, there were 1,189 passenger airliners in mainland China with the same type as the aircraft involved in the accident, the B737-800, and 107 for China Eastern Airlines.
Public information shows that the four major domestic airlines Air China, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines and Hainan Airlines all operate Boeing 737-800 passenger aircraft, in addition to Hebei Airlines, Okay Airlines, Ruili Airlines, Xiamen Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Jiuyuan Airlines and Donghai Airlines Local airlines also have this model.
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