42 killed in Chinese plane crash

Additional than 40 people were feared dead following a Chinese passenger jet overshot a landing strip in the country’s northeast and burst into flames.

The Henan Airlines plane not working in Heilongjiang province’s Yichun City, according to state media, who said 49 of the 91 travelers had been saved. State media last night established 42 passengers had been killed.

Wang Xuemei, vice mayor of Yichun, told Chinese TV that three of the 49 hospitalized were in critical situation but gave no specifics.

The plane had taken off from Heilongjiang’s capital of Harbin shortly earlier than 9pm and crashed during hallway at the Lindu airport a little more than an hour later.

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