BEIJING — No bodies or survivors have yet been discovered from the China Japanese Airways crash as of Tuesday morning, Chinese state media said.
The home flight on a Boeing 737-800, which was carrying 132 individuals, nosedived Monday afternoon within the southern area of Guangxi, China’s aviation authority confirmed.
The trigger of the crash stays unknown, and no fatalities have been confirmed.
Chinese language President Xi Jinping ordered an investigation and rescue groups to the situation of the crash within the rural, mountainous area.
The lacking individuals on board the airplane haven’t yet been discovered on the website of the crash, state media mentioned Tuesday, noting solely airplane particles has been discovered to date. The crash initially prompted a mountain fireplace, which has since been put out, the reports mentioned.
Because the plane was a U.S.-made airplane, the U.S. Nationwide Transportation Security Board mentioned it has appointed an investigator for the crash. It was not clear whether or not the investigation would come with journey to China.
Chicago-based Boeing mentioned in an announcement it’s involved with the U.S. transport security board, and its technical group is “prepared to assist with the investigation led by the Civil Aviation Administration of China.”
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration mentioned it was conscious of the crash and can help within the investigation “if asked.”
China Japanese Airways mentioned it’s sending staff to the crash website and has opened a hotline for members of the family. The corporate’s Hong Kong-traded shares briefly dropped greater than 7% on Tuesday morning.
Boeing shares fell by almost 7% in a single day in U.S. buying and selling.