The Chinese plane that crashed was taxiing near the sound of speed

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oi-Vicky Nanjappa

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Posted: Wednesday March 23rd 2022, 8:32 AM [IST]

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Beijing, March 23: The China Eastern Airlines Corp, which crashed on Monday, was traveling near the speed of sound moments before hitting a hill, according to a review of flight path data by Bloomberg News.

The Chinese plane that crashed was taxiing near the sound of speed

The Boeing C. 737-800 flew through the air at over 966 kilometers per hour and could even exceed 700 mph at times, according to data from Flightradar24. This impact can hamper investigations because it erases evidence. In rare cases, such an impact can even damage an aircraft’s data and voice recorders which are typically designed to withstand most crashes.

China Eastern Flight No. 5735 was flying at approximately 30,000 feet when suddenly, just after 0620 GMT, the aircraft entered a deep nose-down attitude at its cruising altitude speed of 455 knots (523 mph, 842 km/h). , according to flight data – website location FlightRadar24.com. Data suggests the plane crashed within a minute and a half of what went wrong.

China Eastern Flight No. 5735 was flying at approximately 30,000 feet when suddenly, just after 0620 GMT, the aircraft entered a deep nose-down attitude at its cruising altitude speed of 455 knots (523 mph, 842 km/h). , according to flight data – website location FlightRadar24.com. Data suggests the plane crashed within a minute and a half of what went wrong.

Article first published: Wednesday, March 23, 2022, 8:32 a.m. [IST]

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