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China plane crash tragedy

China plane crash tragedy
The wreckage of the Henan Airlines ERJ-190 jet tail-end, made by Brazilian company Embraer, lies in the northeast city of Yichun in remote Heilongjiang province on August 25, 2010. A Chinese airliner smashed into two pieces while trying to land in heavy fog, leaving at least 42 people dead but 54 survivors in the country's first major air disaster in nearly six years. (AFP/Getty Images)
China plane crash tragedy
Chinese soldiers (C) watch over the wreckage of the Henan Airlines ERJ-190 jet made by Brazilian company Embraer in the northeast city of Yichun in remote Heilongjiang province on August 25, 2010. The Chinese airliner smashed into two pieces while trying to land in heavy fog, leaving at least 42 people dead but 54 survivors in the country's first major air disaster in nearly six years. (AFP/Getty Images)
China plane crash tragedy
Bodies (R) of the victims recovered from the wreckage of the Henan Airlines ERJ-190 jet made by Brazilian company Embraer lie beside the wreckage in the northeast city of Yichun in remote Heilongjiang province on August 25, 2010. The Chinese airliner smashed into two pieces while trying to land in heavy fog, leaving at least 42 people dead but 54 survivors in the country's first major air disaster in nearly six years. (AFP/Getty Images)
China plane crash tragedy
The wreckage of the Henan Airlines ERJ-190 jet made by Brazilian company Embraer which was carrying 96 people lies across the ground after it slammed into the ground on landing in the northeast city of Yichun in remote Heilongjiang province on August 25, 2010. A Chinese airliner smashed into two pieces while trying to land in heavy fog, leaving at least 42 people dead but 54 survivors in the country's first major air disaster in nearly six years. (AFP/Getty Images)
China plane crash tragedy
The wreckage of the Henan Airlines ERJ-190 jet made by Brazilian company Embraer, which was carrying 96 people when it slammed into the ground on landing in the northeast city of Yichun in remote Heilongjiang province is spread across a field on August 25, 2010. The Chinese airliner smashed into two pieces while trying to land in heavy fog, leaving at least 42 people dead but 54 survivors in the country's first major air disaster in nearly six years. (AFP/Getty Images)
China plane crash tragedy
Chinese firefighters search for victims in the wreckage of the Henan Airlines ERJ-190 jet made by Brazilian company Embraer which was carrying 96 people when it slammed into the ground on landing in the northeast city of Yichun in remote Heilongjiang province on August 25, 2010. The Chinese airliner smashed into two pieces while trying to land in heavy fog, leaving at least 42 people dead but 54 survivors in the country's first major air disaster in nearly six years. (AFP/Getty Images)
China plane crash tragedy
The wreckage of the Henan Airlines ERJ-190 jet made by Brazilian company Embraer which was carrying 96 people is spread across the ground after it slammed into the ground on landing in the northeast city of Yichun in remote Heilongjiang province on August 25, 2010. The Chinese airliner smashed into two pieces while trying to land in heavy fog, leaving at least 42 people dead but 54 survivors in the country's first major air disaster in nearly six years. (AFP/Getty Images)
China plane crash tragedy
The wreckage of the Henan Airlines ERJ-190 jet made by Brazilian company Embraer which was carrying 96 people lies across the ground after it slammed into the ground on landing in the northeast city of Yichun in remote Heilongjiang province on August 25, 2010. A Chinese airliner smashed into two pieces while trying to land in heavy fog, leaving at least 42 people dead but 54 survivors in the country's first major air disaster in nearly six years. (AFP/Getty Images)
China plane crash tragedy
The tail-end wreckage of the Henan Airlines ERJ-190 jet made by Brazilian company Embraer which was carrying 96 people sits smoldering after it slammed into the ground on landing in the northeast city of Yichun in remote Heilongjiang province on August 25, 2010. The Chinese airliner smashed into two pieces while trying to land in heavy fog, leaving at least 42 people dead but 54 survivors in the country's first major air disaster in nearly six years. (AFP/Getty Images)
China plane crash tragedy
Chinese firefighters search for victims in the wreckage of the Henan Airlines ERJ-190 jet made by Brazilian company Embraer which was carrying 96 people when it slammed into the ground on landing in the northeast city of Yichun in remote Heilongjiang province on August 25, 2010. The Chinese airliner smashed into two pieces while trying to land in heavy fog, leaving at least 42 people dead but 54 survivors in the country's first major air disaster in nearly six years. (AFP/Getty Images)
China plane crash tragedy
One of the wheels of the wreckage of the Henan Airlines ERJ-190 jet made by Brazilian company Embraer, lies at the crash site in the northeast city of Yichun in remote Heilongjiang province on August 25, 2010. A Chinese airliner smashed into two pieces while trying to land in heavy fog, leaving at least 42 people dead but 54 survivors in the country's first major air disaster in nearly six years. (AFP/Getty Images)