Searchers in China Find Wing, Engine Parts After Plane Crash

No survivors have been found since the China Eastern Airlines Boeing 737-800 dived into a mountainous area.

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Search and rescue workers pause along a trail near the China Eastern crash site Thursday, March 24, 2022, in Molang village, in southwestern China's Guangxi province. The search area was expanded Thursday in a "blanket search" for the second black box from a China Eastern passenger plane that crashed in southern China with 132 people on board earlier this week, state media said (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
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WUZHOU, China (AP) — Hundreds of people in rain gear and rubber boots searched muddy, forested hills in southern China for the second flight recorder from a jetliner that crashed with 132 people aboard. No survivors have been found since the China Eastern Airlines Boeing 737-800 dived into a mountainous area during a domestic flight, but authorities say they still are looking. Some human remains and engine parts were found, as well as items from…

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