MFA Spokesperson's Comments on the Crash of China Eastern Airlines Flight MU 5735 on 21 March 2022

22 March 2022

The Singapore Government is saddened to learn of the crash of China Eastern Airlines flight MU 5735 in the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of China on 21 March 2022.  We are monitoring the situation closely, and are in contact with the Chinese authorities.  As MU 5735 had taken off from Kunming and was headed for Guangzhou, we have also reached out to Singaporeans in Yunnan and Guangzhou who have e-registered with MFA.  So far, there have been no reports of Singaporeans on board the flight.  We understand that search and rescue operations are ongoing.  We offer our support to the Chinese government in their efforts, and express our condolences to the families of the passengers and crew on board the flight.


Singaporeans who require consular assistance should contact the Singapore Consulate-General in Guangzhou or the 24-hour MFA Duty Office at:


Singapore Consulate-General in Guangzhou:

Tel: +86-1392-229-6253



MFA Duty Office (24-hours):

Tel: +65 6379 8800/8855



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21 MARCH 2022

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