A military plane has crashed during training in the southwestern province of Guizhou says the Chinese air force.
The People’s Liberation Army Air Force said on a social media post that the plane crashed Monday afternoon. Authorities were in a search and rescue operation. It did not say if there were any casualties.
#BREAKING UPDATE: The aircraft went down in a mountainous area of Suiyang County in Guizhou Province. China’s Air Force said one of its planes had crashed during flight training, but there was no word on the type of aircraft or how many people were on board. A search and rescue operation was underway. A video on social media showed a large aircraft flying at a low altitude in a mountainous area. Other videos showed the aircraft completely destroyed and parts of the wreckage were on fire. – BNO 9:45 a.m. ET