Boeing statement on China Eastern Airlines flight MU 5735

Boeing issued this short statement on China Eastern Airlines flight MU 5735:

“We extend our deepest condolences for the loss of those on board China Eastern Airlines Flight MU 5735. Our thoughts and prayers are with the passengers and crew, their families and all those affected by this accident.

Boeing will continue to support our airline customer during this difficult time.

In addition, a Boeing technical team is supporting the NTSB and the Civil Aviation Administration of China who will lead the investigation.”

China Eastern Airlines flight MU 5735 was a scheduled domestic passenger flight from Kunming to Guangzhou in China. On March 21, 2022, the Boeing 737-89P aircraft (B-1791) descended steeply mid-flight and struck the ground at high speed in Teng County, Wuzhou, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, killing all 123 passengers and 9 crew members.

Flight MU735 from Kunming to  Guangzhou with 132 on board crashed into a forest on March 21, 2022

Above Copyright Photo: China Eastern Airlines Boeing 737-89P WL B-1791 (msn 41474) (Yunnan Peacock) PEK (Michael B. Ing). Image: 957101.

China Eastern Airlines aircraft slide show:

China Eastern Airlines aircraft photo gallery: