Commercial Airliner

Commercial Airliner (stock photo)

 A plane that was carrying more than ninety passengers has crashed in northeast China  Tuesday night. Currently the emergency crews have found and rescued 47 of those passengers, according to state-run media.

 The accident occurred when the Embraer 190 jet missed the runway. It caught fire as it was landing a little after 10 pm on Tuesday. After over an hour and a half the firefighters were still fighting the blaze.  

The flight was a short one that left Harbin and was headed to Yichun City.