Wed, September 08, 2010

Plane crashes in northeast China

17 injured survivors in plane crash sent to Harbin

Seventeen injured persons took a train to Harbin for medical care in early morning on Friday. Previously, fifteen severely injured passengers in the plane crash in Yichun were airlifted to Harbin for treatment on Wednesday. Full story

BACKGROUND

Air travel safe for 69 months before Yichun crash

China had kept a remarkable air travel safety record of about 2,100 days -- or 69 months -- without accidents before the passenger plane crash in Yichun City.

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China's air travel safety record kept for 69 months before Yichun crash

2010-08-25 07:38:42 GMT Xinhua English HARBIN, Aug. 25 (Xinhua) -- China had kept a remarkable air travel safety record of about 2,100 days -- or 69 months -- without accidents before the passenger plane crash in Yichun City, Heilongjiang Province, on Tuesday, statistics from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) show.