Forty-two dead found at site of China plane crash-official
BEIJING Aug 25 (Reuters) - Forty-two dead have been found at the site of a passenger plane crash in northeast China late on Tuesday, a police officer told Chinese state television.
Sun Bangnan, a senior police officer in Heilongjiang province, said the corpses were found where the Henan Airlines plane crashed at 10.10 pm (1410 GMT) in Yichun, a small city.
Yichun Vice Mayor Wang Xuemei earlier told Chinese television news that 49 of the 96 people on board had been taken to hospital, and three were seriously injured.
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