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China Plane Crash Update: Wreckage Found, Airline Grounds Jets

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China Eastern Boeing 737-800NG Jet Crashes With More Than 130 on Board
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A Boeing Co. 737-800 NG plane operated by China Eastern Airlines Corp. crashed Monday in the southwestern Chinese region of Guangxi. 

There were 132 people on board -- 123 passengers and 9 crew -- and the plane went down in a mountainous area near the city of Wuzhou, according to the Civil Aviation Administration of China. Parts of the wreckage have been found.