Eastern Airlines flight from Kunming to Guangzhou crashed in Guangxi region of China on March 21, 2022, with 133 passengers on board.

In the above context, a plane crash video has gone viral with a claim that these were the last moments of the ill-fated airline which crashed. The video is being shared with a caption that reads, “Last video Recorded inside the #China #Air plan During #Crash A Boeing 737 just crashed in southern China. This was one of the last moment recorded on the plane. maybe the only moment. Viewers’ discretion advised.”

The link to the post can be seen here.

FACT CHECK

NewsMobile did a fact-check and found the claim to be fake.

On doing a Yandex Reverse Image Search, we found that full length of the same video was uploaded by a YouTube Channel, Bull Bosphorous on May 11, 2019. The video was shared with a title that read, “Ethiopia Plane Crash, Ethiopia Airlines B737 MAX Crashes After Takeoff, Addis Ababa Airport [XP11].”

The description also mentioned a disclaimer that the viral video is a simulation work. It read, “THIS IS NOT EXACTLY WHAT HAPPENED, THIS IS ONLY A SIMULATED FLIGHT CRASH FOR ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES FLIGHT ET302. ”

We found a CNBC report published on March 10, 2019, which stated that an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 bound for Nairobi crashed shortly after take-off killing all 149 people and eight crew members on board.

Hence, we can ascertain that a simulation video showing the Ethiopian Airlines crash has gone viral as last moments of the plane that recently crashed in China.

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