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  Photoshowsthecubrestinginatreebeforelosingitsgripandmakingasuddendroptothefloorbelow.(Photo/IC)PhotographerSoniaRousseau,47,capturedtheimageswhilevisitingtheKichecheOlareMotorogiConservancyinKenyaearlierthisyear.Thecub'slimbsarestretchedoutinpreparationforhislanding.(Photo/IC)Photoshowsthelioncubmakingasuddendroptothefloor.(Photo/IC)Afterfeelingsorryforhimselfthecubdashedofftohisfatherwhotookthecub'sheadinhismassivejawsinawarrior-likedisplayofaffection.(Photo/IC)TheemployersoftheChinesepassengersaboardtheill-fatedEthiopianAirlinesflightET302haveexpressedshockanddismayattheirtragicpassingandbereavedfamilymembersleftChinaforAddisAbaba.EightChinesenationals,fivemenandthreewomen,wereamongthe157peopleaboardtheBoeing737Max8jetlinerthatwentdownminutesaftertakingofffromAddisAbabaonSunday.Thecrashkilledallthatonboardthejetliner.AmongtheChinesepassengersare32year-oldJinYetaofromtheAviationIndustryofChinaInternational(AVICINTL)and37-year-oldZhouYuanwithChinaElectronicTechnologyGroupCorporation(CETC).ThecompaniestoldCGTNonMondaythattheyareshockedanddeeplysaddenedovertheirdeath.VicePresidentofAVICINTLXiongTaosaidatapressconferencelateMondayafternoonthatJinwasworkingforthecompanyinSouthSudan,andhadacareergoalofbringingtechnologytoAfrica'syoungergeneration.HenotedthatJin'swifewasleavinglaterinthedayforAddisAbaba."Ourheartsarebrokenbythenews.Butwebelieveit'sourmissiontocontinuehisvisioninthefutureandcontinuethework,"avisiblydistressedXiongsaid.Meanwhile,ChairpersonofCETC'sLaborUnionZhangPengsaidinaphoneinterviewwithCGTNthatZhouYuan,washeadingforNairobifromBeijing.Thecompany'semergencyresponseteamisalreadyinEthiopiaandstartedtoworkwiththeChinesediplomaticmissionthere,saidZhang,addingthatZhou'srelativesaregettingreadytotraveltotheEthiopiancapital."Westillcan'tbelievethishappened.Zhouwassodeartousall,"Zhangsaid."Wewishtoturnthegriefintosolidarity,andcontinuetoworkashardasZhoudid,includingontheBeltandRoadrelatedprojects."ChinasuspendsoperationsofBoeing737Max8Whatcausedthenewly-purchasedaircrafttocrashisnotyetknown,butSunday'saccidentisthesecondsuchfatalcrashinvolvingthesameplanemodelinfivemonths.InNovember2018,aBoeing737Max8operatedbyLionAircrashed13minutesaftertake-off,killingall189peopleonboard.China'sCivilAviationAuthorityonMondayordereddomesticairlinestogroundalltheirBoeing737MAX8s.Thereareanestimated96suchplanesoperatinginChina.EditorInChiefofChinesemagazineAerospaceKnowledgeWangYanansaidthatChina'smove,whichwasfollowedbysimilarannouncementsfromEthiopianAirlinesandCaymanAirlines,isnotanover-reaction."Thishascomefromahighsenseofresponsibilityforpassengers.Afterall,themodelhasseeninasimilarincidentwithsimilarconditionslessthansixmonthsago.Onecan'thelpbutdoubtwhetherthereisaconnectionthere,"Wangsaid."Butnoconclusioncouldbedrawnatthisearlystage,"Wangadded.AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)

  TheemployersoftheChinesepassengersaboardtheill-fatedEthiopianAirlinesflightET302haveexpressedshockanddismayattheirtragicpassingandbereavedfamilymembersleftChinaforAddisAbaba.EightChinesenationals,fivemenandthreewomen,wereamongthe157peopleaboardtheBoeing737Max8jetlinerthatwentdownminutesaftertakingofffromAddisAbabaonSunday.Thecrashkilledallthatonboardthejetliner.AmongtheChinesepassengersare32year-oldJinYetaofromtheAviationIndustryofChinaInternational(AVICINTL)and37-year-oldZhouYuanwithChinaElectronicTechnologyGroupCorporation(CETC).ThecompaniestoldCGTNonMondaythattheyareshockedanddeeplysaddenedovertheirdeath.VicePresidentofAVICINTLXiongTaosaidatapressconferencelateMondayafternoonthatJinwasworkingforthecompanyinSouthSudan,andhadacareergoalofbringingtechnologytoAfrica'syoungergeneration.HenotedthatJin'swifewasleavinglaterinthedayforAddisAbaba."Ourheartsarebrokenbythenews.Butwebelieveit'sourmissiontocontinuehisvisioninthefutureandcontinuethework,"avisiblydistressedXiongsaid.Meanwhile,ChairpersonofCETC'sLaborUnionZhangPengsaidinaphoneinterviewwithCGTNthatZhouYuan,washeadingforNairobifromBeijing.Thecompany'semergencyresponseteamisalreadyinEthiopiaandstartedtoworkwiththeChinesediplomaticmissionthere,saidZhang,addingthatZhou'srelativesaregettingreadytotraveltotheEthiopiancapital."Westillcan'tbelievethishappened.Zhouwassodeartousall,"Zhangsaid."Wewishtoturnthegriefintosolidarity,andcontinuetoworkashardasZhoudid,includingontheBeltandRoadrelatedprojects."ChinasuspendsoperationsofBoeing737Max8Whatcausedthenewly-purchasedaircrafttocrashisnotyetknown,butSunday'saccidentisthesecondsuchfatalcrashinvolvingthesameplanemodelinfivemonths.InNovember2018,aBoeing737Max8operatedbyLionAircrashed13minutesaftertake-off,killingall189peopleonboard.China'sCivilAviationAuthorityonMondayordereddomesticairlinestogroundalltheirBoeing737MAX8s.Thereareanestimated96suchplanesoperatinginChina.EditorInChiefofChinesemagazineAerospaceKnowledgeWangYanansaidthatChina'smove,whichwasfollowedbysimilarannouncementsfromEthiopianAirlinesandCaymanAirlines,isnotanover-reaction."Thishascomefromahighsenseofresponsibilityforpassengers.Afterall,themodelhasseeninasimilarincidentwithsimilarconditionslessthansixmonthsago.Onecan'thelpbutdoubtwhetherthereisaconnectionthere,"Wangsaid."Butnoconclusioncouldbedrawnatthisearlystage,"Wangadded.TheemployersoftheChinesepassengersaboardtheill-fatedEthiopianAirlinesflightET302haveexpressedshockanddismayattheirtragicpassingandbereavedfamilymembersleftChinaforAddisAbaba.EightChinesenationals,fivemenandthreewomen,wereamongthe157peopleaboardtheBoeing737Max8jetlinerthatwentdownminutesaftertakingofffromAddisAbabaonSunday.Thecrashkilledallthatonboardthejetliner.AmongtheChinesepassengersare32year-oldJinYetaofromtheAviationIndustryofChinaInternational(AVICINTL)and37-year-oldZhouYuanwithChinaElectronicTechnologyGroupCorporation(CETC).ThecompaniestoldCGTNonMondaythattheyareshockedanddeeplysaddenedovertheirdeath.VicePresidentofAVICINTLXiongTaosaidatapressconferencelateMondayafternoonthatJinwasworkingforthecompanyinSouthSudan,andhadacareergoalofbringingtechnologytoAfrica'syoungergeneration.HenotedthatJin'swifewasleavinglaterinthedayforAddisAbaba."Ourheartsarebrokenbythenews.Butwebelieveit'sourmissiontocontinuehisvisioninthefutureandcontinuethework,"avisiblydistressedXiongsaid.Meanwhile,ChairpersonofCETC'sLaborUnionZhangPengsaidinaphoneinterviewwithCGTNthatZhouYuan,washeadingforNairobifromBeijing.Thecompany'semergencyresponseteamisalreadyinEthiopiaandstartedtoworkwiththeChinesediplomaticmissionthere,saidZhang,addingthatZhou'srelativesaregettingreadytotraveltotheEthiopiancapital."Westillcan'tbelievethishappened.Zhouwassodeartousall,"Zhangsaid."Wewishtoturnthegriefintosolidarity,andcontinuetoworkashardasZhoudid,includingontheBeltandRoadrelatedprojects."ChinasuspendsoperationsofBoeing737Max8Whatcausedthenewly-purchasedaircrafttocrashisnotyetknown,butSunday'saccidentisthesecondsuchfatalcrashinvolvingthesameplanemodelinfivemonths.InNovember2018,aBoeing737Max8operatedbyLionAircrashed13minutesaftertake-off,killingall189peopleonboard.China'sCivilAviationAuthorityonMondayordereddomesticairlinestogroundalltheirBoeing737MAX8s.Thereareanestimated96suchplanesoperatinginChina.EditorInChiefofChinesemagazineAerospaceKnowledgeWangYanansaidthatChina'smove,whichwasfollowedbysimilarannouncementsfromEthiopianAirlinesandCaymanAirlines,isnotanover-reaction."Thishascomefromahighsenseofresponsibilityforpassengers.Afterall,themodelhasseeninasimilarincidentwithsimilarconditionslessthansixmonthsago.Onecan'thelpbutdoubtwhetherthereisaconnectionthere,"Wangsaid."Butnoconclusioncouldbedrawnatthisearlystage,"Wangadded.JiangDandan(C)takespartinaflightmissioncoordinatingmeetinginYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch6,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanexercisesataphysicaltrainingcenterforflighttesterinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanwalksoutofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandan(R)discussesflight-testaffairswithacrewmemberinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanputsonclothestogotoworkinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalcityofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandancommunicateswithacolleagueabouttheflight-testaffairsinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch6,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanisseeninthecockpitofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanisseeninthecockpitofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanmakesupbeforegoingtoworkinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)

  JiangDandan(C)takespartinaflightmissioncoordinatingmeetinginYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch6,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanexercisesataphysicaltrainingcenterforflighttesterinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanwalksoutofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandan(R)discussesflight-testaffairswithacrewmemberinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanputsonclothestogotoworkinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalcityofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandancommunicateswithacolleagueabouttheflight-testaffairsinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch6,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanisseeninthecockpitofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanisseeninthecockpitofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanmakesupbeforegoingtoworkinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)AbeefliesoverflowersatDongqiVillageofRong'anCountyinLiuzhou,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion,March9,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/TanKaixing)ChildrenblowbubblesamongcoleflowersatLiaojiangVillageofLiaojiangTownshipinZixing,centralChina'sHunanProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/ZhuXiaorong)AbeecollectshoneyonafloweratYanfengDistrictofHengyang,centralChina'sHunanProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/CaoZhengping)TouristsenjoysceneryamongcoleflowersatChongwantunofLuochengMulaoAutonomousCounty,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/WuYaorong)AerialphototakenonMarch10,2019showsblossomingcoleflowersatHuilongTownshipinZhongshanCounty,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/LiaoXiang)TouristsenjoyflowersatPingyuanVillageofShuangshanTownshipinBijie,southwestChina'sGuizhouProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/LuoDafu)AbeefliesoverflowersatDongqiVillageofRong'anCountyinLiuzhou,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion,March9,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/TanKaixing)ChildrenblowbubblesamongcoleflowersatLiaojiangVillageofLiaojiangTownshipinZixing,centralChina'sHunanProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/ZhuXiaorong)AbeecollectshoneyonafloweratYanfengDistrictofHengyang,centralChina'sHunanProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/CaoZhengping)TouristsenjoysceneryamongcoleflowersatChongwantunofLuochengMulaoAutonomousCounty,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/WuYaorong)AerialphototakenonMarch10,2019showsblossomingcoleflowersatHuilongTownshipinZhongshanCounty,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/LiaoXiang)TouristsenjoyflowersatPingyuanVillageofShuangshanTownshipinBijie,southwestChina'sGuizhouProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/LuoDafu)

  JiangDandan(C)takespartinaflightmissioncoordinatingmeetinginYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch6,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanexercisesataphysicaltrainingcenterforflighttesterinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanwalksoutofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandan(R)discussesflight-testaffairswithacrewmemberinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanputsonclothestogotoworkinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalcityofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandancommunicateswithacolleagueabouttheflight-testaffairsinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch6,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanisseeninthecockpitofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanisseeninthecockpitofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanmakesupbeforegoingtoworkinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)TheemployersoftheChinesepassengersaboardtheill-fatedEthiopianAirlinesflightET302haveexpressedshockanddismayattheirtragicpassingandbereavedfamilymembersleftChinaforAddisAbaba.EightChinesenationals,fivemenandthreewomen,wereamongthe157peopleaboardtheBoeing737Max8jetlinerthatwentdownminutesaftertakingofffromAddisAbabaonSunday.Thecrashkilledallthatonboardthejetliner.AmongtheChinesepassengersare32year-oldJinYetaofromtheAviationIndustryofChinaInternational(AVICINTL)and37-year-oldZhouYuanwithChinaElectronicTechnologyGroupCorporation(CETC).ThecompaniestoldCGTNonMondaythattheyareshockedanddeeplysaddenedovertheirdeath.VicePresidentofAVICINTLXiongTaosaidatapressconferencelateMondayafternoonthatJinwasworkingforthecompanyinSouthSudan,andhadacareergoalofbringingtechnologytoAfrica'syoungergeneration.HenotedthatJin'swifewasleavinglaterinthedayforAddisAbaba."Ourheartsarebrokenbythenews.Butwebelieveit'sourmissiontocontinuehisvisioninthefutureandcontinuethework,"avisiblydistressedXiongsaid.Meanwhile,ChairpersonofCETC'sLaborUnionZhangPengsaidinaphoneinterviewwithCGTNthatZhouYuan,washeadingforNairobifromBeijing.Thecompany'semergencyresponseteamisalreadyinEthiopiaandstartedtoworkwiththeChinesediplomaticmissionthere,saidZhang,addingthatZhou'srelativesaregettingreadytotraveltotheEthiopiancapital."Westillcan'tbelievethishappened.Zhouwassodeartousall,"Zhangsaid."Wewishtoturnthegriefintosolidarity,andcontinuetoworkashardasZhoudid,includingontheBeltandRoadrelatedprojects."ChinasuspendsoperationsofBoeing737Max8Whatcausedthenewly-purchasedaircrafttocrashisnotyetknown,butSunday'saccidentisthesecondsuchfatalcrashinvolvingthesameplanemodelinfivemonths.InNovember2018,aBoeing737Max8operatedbyLionAircrashed13minutesaftertake-off,killingall189peopleonboard.China'sCivilAviationAuthorityonMondayordereddomesticairlinestogroundalltheirBoeing737MAX8s.Thereareanestimated96suchplanesoperatinginChina.EditorInChiefofChinesemagazineAerospaceKnowledgeWangYanansaidthatChina'smove,whichwasfollowedbysimilarannouncementsfromEthiopianAirlinesandCaymanAirlines,isnotanover-reaction."Thishascomefromahighsenseofresponsibilityforpassengers.Afterall,themodelhasseeninasimilarincidentwithsimilarconditionslessthansixmonthsago.Onecan'thelpbutdoubtwhetherthereisaconnectionthere,"Wangsaid."Butnoconclusioncouldbedrawnatthisearlystage,"Wangadded.JiangDandan(C)takespartinaflightmissioncoordinatingmeetinginYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch6,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanexercisesataphysicaltrainingcenterforflighttesterinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanwalksoutofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandan(R)discussesflight-testaffairswithacrewmemberinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanputsonclothestogotoworkinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalcityofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandancommunicateswithacolleagueabouttheflight-testaffairsinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch6,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanisseeninthecockpitofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanisseeninthecockpitofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanmakesupbeforegoingtoworkinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)

  AbeefliesoverflowersatDongqiVillageofRong'anCountyinLiuzhou,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion,March9,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/TanKaixing)ChildrenblowbubblesamongcoleflowersatLiaojiangVillageofLiaojiangTownshipinZixing,centralChina'sHunanProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/ZhuXiaorong)AbeecollectshoneyonafloweratYanfengDistrictofHengyang,centralChina'sHunanProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/CaoZhengping)TouristsenjoysceneryamongcoleflowersatChongwantunofLuochengMulaoAutonomousCounty,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/WuYaorong)AerialphototakenonMarch10,2019showsblossomingcoleflowersatHuilongTownshipinZhongshanCounty,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/LiaoXiang)TouristsenjoyflowersatPingyuanVillageofShuangshanTownshipinBijie,southwestChina'sGuizhouProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/LuoDafu)Photoshowsthecubrestinginatreebeforelosingitsgripandmakingasuddendroptothefloorbelow.(Photo/IC)PhotographerSoniaRousseau,47,capturedtheimageswhilevisitingtheKichecheOlareMotorogiConservancyinKenyaearlierthisyear.Thecub'slimbsarestretchedoutinpreparationforhislanding.(Photo/IC)Photoshowsthelioncubmakingasuddendroptothefloor.(Photo/IC)Afterfeelingsorryforhimselfthecubdashedofftohisfatherwhotookthecub'sheadinhismassivejawsinawarrior-likedisplayofaffection.(Photo/IC)TheemployersoftheChinesepassengersaboardtheill-fatedEthiopianAirlinesflightET302haveexpressedshockanddismayattheirtragicpassingandbereavedfamilymembersleftChinaforAddisAbaba.EightChinesenationals,fivemenandthreewomen,wereamongthe157peopleaboardtheBoeing737Max8jetlinerthatwentdownminutesaftertakingofffromAddisAbabaonSunday.Thecrashkilledallthatonboardthejetliner.AmongtheChinesepassengersare32year-oldJinYetaofromtheAviationIndustryofChinaInternational(AVICINTL)and37-year-oldZhouYuanwithChinaElectronicTechnologyGroupCorporation(CETC).ThecompaniestoldCGTNonMondaythattheyareshockedanddeeplysaddenedovertheirdeath.VicePresidentofAVICINTLXiongTaosaidatapressconferencelateMondayafternoonthatJinwasworkingforthecompanyinSouthSudan,andhadacareergoalofbringingtechnologytoAfrica'syoungergeneration.HenotedthatJin'swifewasleavinglaterinthedayforAddisAbaba."Ourheartsarebrokenbythenews.Butwebelieveit'sourmissiontocontinuehisvisioninthefutureandcontinuethework,"avisiblydistressedXiongsaid.Meanwhile,ChairpersonofCETC'sLaborUnionZhangPengsaidinaphoneinterviewwithCGTNthatZhouYuan,washeadingforNairobifromBeijing.Thecompany'semergencyresponseteamisalreadyinEthiopiaandstartedtoworkwiththeChinesediplomaticmissionthere,saidZhang,addingthatZhou'srelativesaregettingreadytotraveltotheEthiopiancapital."Westillcan'tbelievethishappened.Zhouwassodeartousall,"Zhangsaid."Wewishtoturnthegriefintosolidarity,andcontinuetoworkashardasZhoudid,includingontheBeltandRoadrelatedprojects."ChinasuspendsoperationsofBoeing737Max8Whatcausedthenewly-purchasedaircrafttocrashisnotyetknown,butSunday'saccidentisthesecondsuchfatalcrashinvolvingthesameplanemodelinfivemonths.InNovember2018,aBoeing737Max8operatedbyLionAircrashed13minutesaftertake-off,killingall189peopleonboard.China'sCivilAviationAuthorityonMondayordereddomesticairlinestogroundalltheirBoeing737MAX8s.Thereareanestimated96suchplanesoperatinginChina.EditorInChiefofChinesemagazineAerospaceKnowledgeWangYanansaidthatChina'smove,whichwasfollowedbysimilarannouncementsfromEthiopianAirlinesandCaymanAirlines,isnotanover-reaction."Thishascomefromahighsenseofresponsibilityforpassengers.Afterall,themodelhasseeninasimilarincidentwithsimilarconditionslessthansixmonthsago.Onecan'thelpbutdoubtwhetherthereisaconnectionthere,"Wangsaid."Butnoconclusioncouldbedrawnatthisearlystage,"Wangadded.

  AbeefliesoverflowersatDongqiVillageofRong'anCountyinLiuzhou,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion,March9,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/TanKaixing)ChildrenblowbubblesamongcoleflowersatLiaojiangVillageofLiaojiangTownshipinZixing,centralChina'sHunanProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/ZhuXiaorong)AbeecollectshoneyonafloweratYanfengDistrictofHengyang,centralChina'sHunanProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/CaoZhengping)TouristsenjoysceneryamongcoleflowersatChongwantunofLuochengMulaoAutonomousCounty,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/WuYaorong)AerialphototakenonMarch10,2019showsblossomingcoleflowersatHuilongTownshipinZhongshanCounty,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/LiaoXiang)TouristsenjoyflowersatPingyuanVillageofShuangshanTownshipinBijie,southwestChina'sGuizhouProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/LuoDafu)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)AbeefliesoverflowersatDongqiVillageofRong'anCountyinLiuzhou,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion,March9,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/TanKaixing)ChildrenblowbubblesamongcoleflowersatLiaojiangVillageofLiaojiangTownshipinZixing,centralChina'sHunanProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/ZhuXiaorong)AbeecollectshoneyonafloweratYanfengDistrictofHengyang,centralChina'sHunanProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/CaoZhengping)TouristsenjoysceneryamongcoleflowersatChongwantunofLuochengMulaoAutonomousCounty,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/WuYaorong)AerialphototakenonMarch10,2019showsblossomingcoleflowersatHuilongTownshipinZhongshanCounty,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/LiaoXiang)TouristsenjoyflowersatPingyuanVillageofShuangshanTownshipinBijie,southwestChina'sGuizhouProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/LuoDafu)

  AbeefliesoverflowersatDongqiVillageofRong'anCountyinLiuzhou,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion,March9,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/TanKaixing)ChildrenblowbubblesamongcoleflowersatLiaojiangVillageofLiaojiangTownshipinZixing,centralChina'sHunanProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/ZhuXiaorong)AbeecollectshoneyonafloweratYanfengDistrictofHengyang,centralChina'sHunanProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/CaoZhengping)TouristsenjoysceneryamongcoleflowersatChongwantunofLuochengMulaoAutonomousCounty,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/WuYaorong)AerialphototakenonMarch10,2019showsblossomingcoleflowersatHuilongTownshipinZhongshanCounty,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/LiaoXiang)TouristsenjoyflowersatPingyuanVillageofShuangshanTownshipinBijie,southwestChina'sGuizhouProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/LuoDafu)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)

  JiangDandan(C)takespartinaflightmissioncoordinatingmeetinginYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch6,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanexercisesataphysicaltrainingcenterforflighttesterinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanwalksoutofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandan(R)discussesflight-testaffairswithacrewmemberinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanputsonclothestogotoworkinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalcityofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandancommunicateswithacolleagueabouttheflight-testaffairsinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch6,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanisseeninthecockpitofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanisseeninthecockpitofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanmakesupbeforegoingtoworkinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)TheemployersoftheChinesepassengersaboardtheill-fatedEthiopianAirlinesflightET302haveexpressedshockanddismayattheirtragicpassingandbereavedfamilymembersleftChinaforAddisAbaba.EightChinesenationals,fivemenandthreewomen,wereamongthe157peopleaboardtheBoeing737Max8jetlinerthatwentdownminutesaftertakingofffromAddisAbabaonSunday.Thecrashkilledallthatonboardthejetliner.AmongtheChinesepassengersare32year-oldJinYetaofromtheAviationIndustryofChinaInternational(AVICINTL)and37-year-oldZhouYuanwithChinaElectronicTechnologyGroupCorporation(CETC).ThecompaniestoldCGTNonMondaythattheyareshockedanddeeplysaddenedovertheirdeath.VicePresidentofAVICINTLXiongTaosaidatapressconferencelateMondayafternoonthatJinwasworkingforthecompanyinSouthSudan,andhadacareergoalofbringingtechnologytoAfrica'syoungergeneration.HenotedthatJin'swifewasleavinglaterinthedayforAddisAbaba."Ourheartsarebrokenbythenews.Butwebelieveit'sourmissiontocontinuehisvisioninthefutureandcontinuethework,"avisiblydistressedXiongsaid.Meanwhile,ChairpersonofCETC'sLaborUnionZhangPengsaidinaphoneinterviewwithCGTNthatZhouYuan,washeadingforNairobifromBeijing.Thecompany'semergencyresponseteamisalreadyinEthiopiaandstartedtoworkwiththeChinesediplomaticmissionthere,saidZhang,addingthatZhou'srelativesaregettingreadytotraveltotheEthiopiancapital."Westillcan'tbelievethishappened.Zhouwassodeartousall,"Zhangsaid."Wewishtoturnthegriefintosolidarity,andcontinuetoworkashardasZhoudid,includingontheBeltandRoadrelatedprojects."ChinasuspendsoperationsofBoeing737Max8Whatcausedthenewly-purchasedaircrafttocrashisnotyetknown,butSunday'saccidentisthesecondsuchfatalcrashinvolvingthesameplanemodelinfivemonths.InNovember2018,aBoeing737Max8operatedbyLionAircrashed13minutesaftertake-off,killingall189peopleonboard.China'sCivilAviationAuthorityonMondayordereddomesticairlinestogroundalltheirBoeing737MAX8s.Thereareanestimated96suchplanesoperatinginChina.EditorInChiefofChinesemagazineAerospaceKnowledgeWangYanansaidthatChina'smove,whichwasfollowedbysimilarannouncementsfromEthiopianAirlinesandCaymanAirlines,isnotanover-reaction."Thishascomefromahighsenseofresponsibilityforpassengers.Afterall,themodelhasseeninasimilarincidentwithsimilarconditionslessthansixmonthsago.Onecan'thelpbutdoubtwhetherthereisaconnectionthere,"Wangsaid."Butnoconclusioncouldbedrawnatthisearlystage,"Wangadded.Photoshowsthecubrestinginatreebeforelosingitsgripandmakingasuddendroptothefloorbelow.(Photo/IC)PhotographerSoniaRousseau,47,capturedtheimageswhilevisitingtheKichecheOlareMotorogiConservancyinKenyaearlierthisyear.Thecub'slimbsarestretchedoutinpreparationforhislanding.(Photo/IC)Photoshowsthelioncubmakingasuddendroptothefloor.(Photo/IC)Afterfeelingsorryforhimselfthecubdashedofftohisfatherwhotookthecub'sheadinhismassivejawsinawarrior-likedisplayofaffection.(Photo/IC)

  TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AbeefliesoverflowersatDongqiVillageofRong'anCountyinLiuzhou,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion,March9,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/TanKaixing)ChildrenblowbubblesamongcoleflowersatLiaojiangVillageofLiaojiangTownshipinZixing,centralChina'sHunanProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/ZhuXiaorong)AbeecollectshoneyonafloweratYanfengDistrictofHengyang,centralChina'sHunanProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/CaoZhengping)TouristsenjoysceneryamongcoleflowersatChongwantunofLuochengMulaoAutonomousCounty,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/WuYaorong)AerialphototakenonMarch10,2019showsblossomingcoleflowersatHuilongTownshipinZhongshanCounty,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/LiaoXiang)TouristsenjoyflowersatPingyuanVillageofShuangshanTownshipinBijie,southwestChina'sGuizhouProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/LuoDafu)

  TheemployersoftheChinesepassengersaboardtheill-fatedEthiopianAirlinesflightET302haveexpressedshockanddismayattheirtragicpassingandbereavedfamilymembersleftChinaforAddisAbaba.EightChinesenationals,fivemenandthreewomen,wereamongthe157peopleaboardtheBoeing737Max8jetlinerthatwentdownminutesaftertakingofffromAddisAbabaonSunday.Thecrashkilledallthatonboardthejetliner.AmongtheChinesepassengersare32year-oldJinYetaofromtheAviationIndustryofChinaInternational(AVICINTL)and37-year-oldZhouYuanwithChinaElectronicTechnologyGroupCorporation(CETC).ThecompaniestoldCGTNonMondaythattheyareshockedanddeeplysaddenedovertheirdeath.VicePresidentofAVICINTLXiongTaosaidatapressconferencelateMondayafternoonthatJinwasworkingforthecompanyinSouthSudan,andhadacareergoalofbringingtechnologytoAfrica'syoungergeneration.HenotedthatJin'swifewasleavinglaterinthedayforAddisAbaba."Ourheartsarebrokenbythenews.Butwebelieveit'sourmissiontocontinuehisvisioninthefutureandcontinuethework,"avisiblydistressedXiongsaid.Meanwhile,ChairpersonofCETC'sLaborUnionZhangPengsaidinaphoneinterviewwithCGTNthatZhouYuan,washeadingforNairobifromBeijing.Thecompany'semergencyresponseteamisalreadyinEthiopiaandstartedtoworkwiththeChinesediplomaticmissionthere,saidZhang,addingthatZhou'srelativesaregettingreadytotraveltotheEthiopiancapital."Westillcan'tbelievethishappened.Zhouwassodeartousall,"Zhangsaid."Wewishtoturnthegriefintosolidarity,andcontinuetoworkashardasZhoudid,includingontheBeltandRoadrelatedprojects."ChinasuspendsoperationsofBoeing737Max8Whatcausedthenewly-purchasedaircrafttocrashisnotyetknown,butSunday'saccidentisthesecondsuchfatalcrashinvolvingthesameplanemodelinfivemonths.InNovember2018,aBoeing737Max8operatedbyLionAircrashed13minutesaftertake-off,killingall189peopleonboard.China'sCivilAviationAuthorityonMondayordereddomesticairlinestogroundalltheirBoeing737MAX8s.Thereareanestimated96suchplanesoperatinginChina.EditorInChiefofChinesemagazineAerospaceKnowledgeWangYanansaidthatChina'smove,whichwasfollowedbysimilarannouncementsfromEthiopianAirlinesandCaymanAirlines,isnotanover-reaction."Thishascomefromahighsenseofresponsibilityforpassengers.Afterall,themodelhasseeninasimilarincidentwithsimilarconditionslessthansixmonthsago.Onecan'thelpbutdoubtwhetherthereisaconnectionthere,"Wangsaid."Butnoconclusioncouldbedrawnatthisearlystage,"Wangadded.Photoshowsthecubrestinginatreebeforelosingitsgripandmakingasuddendroptothefloorbelow.(Photo/IC)PhotographerSoniaRousseau,47,capturedtheimageswhilevisitingtheKichecheOlareMotorogiConservancyinKenyaearlierthisyear.Thecub'slimbsarestretchedoutinpreparationforhislanding.(Photo/IC)Photoshowsthelioncubmakingasuddendroptothefloor.(Photo/IC)Afterfeelingsorryforhimselfthecubdashedofftohisfatherwhotookthecub'sheadinhismassivejawsinawarrior-likedisplayofaffection.(Photo/IC)TheemployersoftheChinesepassengersaboardtheill-fatedEthiopianAirlinesflightET302haveexpressedshockanddismayattheirtragicpassingandbereavedfamilymembersleftChinaforAddisAbaba.EightChinesenationals,fivemenandthreewomen,wereamongthe157peopleaboardtheBoeing737Max8jetlinerthatwentdownminutesaftertakingofffromAddisAbabaonSunday.Thecrashkilledallthatonboardthejetliner.AmongtheChinesepassengersare32year-oldJinYetaofromtheAviationIndustryofChinaInternational(AVICINTL)and37-year-oldZhouYuanwithChinaElectronicTechnologyGroupCorporation(CETC).ThecompaniestoldCGTNonMondaythattheyareshockedanddeeplysaddenedovertheirdeath.VicePresidentofAVICINTLXiongTaosaidatapressconferencelateMondayafternoonthatJinwasworkingforthecompanyinSouthSudan,andhadacareergoalofbringingtechnologytoAfrica'syoungergeneration.HenotedthatJin'swifewasleavinglaterinthedayforAddisAbaba."Ourheartsarebrokenbythenews.Butwebelieveit'sourmissiontocontinuehisvisioninthefutureandcontinuethework,"avisiblydistressedXiongsaid.Meanwhile,ChairpersonofCETC'sLaborUnionZhangPengsaidinaphoneinterviewwithCGTNthatZhouYuan,washeadingforNairobifromBeijing.Thecompany'semergencyresponseteamisalreadyinEthiopiaandstartedtoworkwiththeChinesediplomaticmissionthere,saidZhang,addingthatZhou'srelativesaregettingreadytotraveltotheEthiopiancapital."Westillcan'tbelievethishappened.Zhouwassodeartousall,"Zhangsaid."Wewishtoturnthegriefintosolidarity,andcontinuetoworkashardasZhoudid,includingontheBeltandRoadrelatedprojects."ChinasuspendsoperationsofBoeing737Max8Whatcausedthenewly-purchasedaircrafttocrashisnotyetknown,butSunday'saccidentisthesecondsuchfatalcrashinvolvingthesameplanemodelinfivemonths.InNovember2018,aBoeing737Max8operatedbyLionAircrashed13minutesaftertake-off,killingall189peopleonboard.China'sCivilAviationAuthorityonMondayordereddomesticairlinestogroundalltheirBoeing737MAX8s.Thereareanestimated96suchplanesoperatinginChina.EditorInChiefofChinesemagazineAerospaceKnowledgeWangYanansaidthatChina'smove,whichwasfollowedbysimilarannouncementsfromEthiopianAirlinesandCaymanAirlines,isnotanover-reaction."Thishascomefromahighsenseofresponsibilityforpassengers.Afterall,themodelhasseeninasimilarincidentwithsimilarconditionslessthansixmonthsago.Onecan'thelpbutdoubtwhetherthereisaconnectionthere,"Wangsaid."Butnoconclusioncouldbedrawnatthisearlystage,"Wangadded.

  AbeefliesoverflowersatDongqiVillageofRong'anCountyinLiuzhou,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion,March9,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/TanKaixing)ChildrenblowbubblesamongcoleflowersatLiaojiangVillageofLiaojiangTownshipinZixing,centralChina'sHunanProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/ZhuXiaorong)AbeecollectshoneyonafloweratYanfengDistrictofHengyang,centralChina'sHunanProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/CaoZhengping)TouristsenjoysceneryamongcoleflowersatChongwantunofLuochengMulaoAutonomousCounty,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/WuYaorong)AerialphototakenonMarch10,2019showsblossomingcoleflowersatHuilongTownshipinZhongshanCounty,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/LiaoXiang)TouristsenjoyflowersatPingyuanVillageofShuangshanTownshipinBijie,southwestChina'sGuizhouProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/LuoDafu)AbeefliesoverflowersatDongqiVillageofRong'anCountyinLiuzhou,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion,March9,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/TanKaixing)ChildrenblowbubblesamongcoleflowersatLiaojiangVillageofLiaojiangTownshipinZixing,centralChina'sHunanProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/ZhuXiaorong)AbeecollectshoneyonafloweratYanfengDistrictofHengyang,centralChina'sHunanProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/CaoZhengping)TouristsenjoysceneryamongcoleflowersatChongwantunofLuochengMulaoAutonomousCounty,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/WuYaorong)AerialphototakenonMarch10,2019showsblossomingcoleflowersatHuilongTownshipinZhongshanCounty,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/LiaoXiang)TouristsenjoyflowersatPingyuanVillageofShuangshanTownshipinBijie,southwestChina'sGuizhouProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/LuoDafu)TheemployersoftheChinesepassengersaboardtheill-fatedEthiopianAirlinesflightET302haveexpressedshockanddismayattheirtragicpassingandbereavedfamilymembersleftChinaforAddisAbaba.EightChinesenationals,fivemenandthreewomen,wereamongthe157peopleaboardtheBoeing737Max8jetlinerthatwentdownminutesaftertakingofffromAddisAbabaonSunday.Thecrashkilledallthatonboardthejetliner.AmongtheChinesepassengersare32year-oldJinYetaofromtheAviationIndustryofChinaInternational(AVICINTL)and37-year-oldZhouYuanwithChinaElectronicTechnologyGroupCorporation(CETC).ThecompaniestoldCGTNonMondaythattheyareshockedanddeeplysaddenedovertheirdeath.VicePresidentofAVICINTLXiongTaosaidatapressconferencelateMondayafternoonthatJinwasworkingforthecompanyinSouthSudan,andhadacareergoalofbringingtechnologytoAfrica'syoungergeneration.HenotedthatJin'swifewasleavinglaterinthedayforAddisAbaba."Ourheartsarebrokenbythenews.Butwebelieveit'sourmissiontocontinuehisvisioninthefutureandcontinuethework,"avisiblydistressedXiongsaid.Meanwhile,ChairpersonofCETC'sLaborUnionZhangPengsaidinaphoneinterviewwithCGTNthatZhouYuan,washeadingforNairobifromBeijing.Thecompany'semergencyresponseteamisalreadyinEthiopiaandstartedtoworkwiththeChinesediplomaticmissionthere,saidZhang,addingthatZhou'srelativesaregettingreadytotraveltotheEthiopiancapital."Westillcan'tbelievethishappened.Zhouwassodeartousall,"Zhangsaid."Wewishtoturnthegriefintosolidarity,andcontinuetoworkashardasZhoudid,includingontheBeltandRoadrelatedprojects."ChinasuspendsoperationsofBoeing737Max8Whatcausedthenewly-purchasedaircrafttocrashisnotyetknown,butSunday'saccidentisthesecondsuchfatalcrashinvolvingthesameplanemodelinfivemonths.InNovember2018,aBoeing737Max8operatedbyLionAircrashed13minutesaftertake-off,killingall189peopleonboard.China'sCivilAviationAuthorityonMondayordereddomesticairlinestogroundalltheirBoeing737MAX8s.Thereareanestimated96suchplanesoperatinginChina.EditorInChiefofChinesemagazineAerospaceKnowledgeWangYanansaidthatChina'smove,whichwasfollowedbysimilarannouncementsfromEthiopianAirlinesandCaymanAirlines,isnotanover-reaction."Thishascomefromahighsenseofresponsibilityforpassengers.Afterall,themodelhasseeninasimilarincidentwithsimilarconditionslessthansixmonthsago.Onecan'thelpbutdoubtwhetherthereisaconnectionthere,"Wangsaid."Butnoconclusioncouldbedrawnatthisearlystage,"Wangadded.

  TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)Photoshowsthecubrestinginatreebeforelosingitsgripandmakingasuddendroptothefloorbelow.(Photo/IC)PhotographerSoniaRousseau,47,capturedtheimageswhilevisitingtheKichecheOlareMotorogiConservancyinKenyaearlierthisyear.Thecub'slimbsarestretchedoutinpreparationforhislanding.(Photo/IC)Photoshowsthelioncubmakingasuddendroptothefloor.(Photo/IC)Afterfeelingsorryforhimselfthecubdashedofftohisfatherwhotookthecub'sheadinhismassivejawsinawarrior-likedisplayofaffection.(Photo/IC)JiangDandan(C)takespartinaflightmissioncoordinatingmeetinginYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch6,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanexercisesataphysicaltrainingcenterforflighttesterinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanwalksoutofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandan(R)discussesflight-testaffairswithacrewmemberinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanputsonclothestogotoworkinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalcityofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandancommunicateswithacolleagueabouttheflight-testaffairsinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch6,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanisseeninthecockpitofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanisseeninthecockpitofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanmakesupbeforegoingtoworkinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)

  AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)JiangDandan(C)takespartinaflightmissioncoordinatingmeetinginYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch6,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanexercisesataphysicaltrainingcenterforflighttesterinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanwalksoutofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandan(R)discussesflight-testaffairswithacrewmemberinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanputsonclothestogotoworkinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalcityofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandancommunicateswithacolleagueabouttheflight-testaffairsinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch6,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanisseeninthecockpitofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanisseeninthecockpitofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanmakesupbeforegoingtoworkinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)AbeefliesoverflowersatDongqiVillageofRong'anCountyinLiuzhou,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion,March9,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/TanKaixing)ChildrenblowbubblesamongcoleflowersatLiaojiangVillageofLiaojiangTownshipinZixing,centralChina'sHunanProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/ZhuXiaorong)AbeecollectshoneyonafloweratYanfengDistrictofHengyang,centralChina'sHunanProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/CaoZhengping)TouristsenjoysceneryamongcoleflowersatChongwantunofLuochengMulaoAutonomousCounty,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/WuYaorong)AerialphototakenonMarch10,2019showsblossomingcoleflowersatHuilongTownshipinZhongshanCounty,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/LiaoXiang)TouristsenjoyflowersatPingyuanVillageofShuangshanTownshipinBijie,southwestChina'sGuizhouProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/LuoDafu)

  Photoshowsthecubrestinginatreebeforelosingitsgripandmakingasuddendroptothefloorbelow.(Photo/IC)PhotographerSoniaRousseau,47,capturedtheimageswhilevisitingtheKichecheOlareMotorogiConservancyinKenyaearlierthisyear.Thecub'slimbsarestretchedoutinpreparationforhislanding.(Photo/IC)Photoshowsthelioncubmakingasuddendroptothefloor.(Photo/IC)Afterfeelingsorryforhimselfthecubdashedofftohisfatherwhotookthecub'sheadinhismassivejawsinawarrior-likedisplayofaffection.(Photo/IC)Photoshowsthecubrestinginatreebeforelosingitsgripandmakingasuddendroptothefloorbelow.(Photo/IC)PhotographerSoniaRousseau,47,capturedtheimageswhilevisitingtheKichecheOlareMotorogiConservancyinKenyaearlierthisyear.Thecub'slimbsarestretchedoutinpreparationforhislanding.(Photo/IC)Photoshowsthelioncubmakingasuddendroptothefloor.(Photo/IC)Afterfeelingsorryforhimselfthecubdashedofftohisfatherwhotookthecub'sheadinhismassivejawsinawarrior-likedisplayofaffection.(Photo/IC)Photoshowsthecubrestinginatreebeforelosingitsgripandmakingasuddendroptothefloorbelow.(Photo/IC)PhotographerSoniaRousseau,47,capturedtheimageswhilevisitingtheKichecheOlareMotorogiConservancyinKenyaearlierthisyear.Thecub'slimbsarestretchedoutinpreparationforhislanding.(Photo/IC)Photoshowsthelioncubmakingasuddendroptothefloor.(Photo/IC)Afterfeelingsorryforhimselfthecubdashedofftohisfatherwhotookthecub'sheadinhismassivejawsinawarrior-likedisplayofaffection.(Photo/IC)

  AbeefliesoverflowersatDongqiVillageofRong'anCountyinLiuzhou,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion,March9,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/TanKaixing)ChildrenblowbubblesamongcoleflowersatLiaojiangVillageofLiaojiangTownshipinZixing,centralChina'sHunanProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/ZhuXiaorong)AbeecollectshoneyonafloweratYanfengDistrictofHengyang,centralChina'sHunanProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/CaoZhengping)TouristsenjoysceneryamongcoleflowersatChongwantunofLuochengMulaoAutonomousCounty,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/WuYaorong)AerialphototakenonMarch10,2019showsblossomingcoleflowersatHuilongTownshipinZhongshanCounty,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/LiaoXiang)TouristsenjoyflowersatPingyuanVillageofShuangshanTownshipinBijie,southwestChina'sGuizhouProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/LuoDafu)AbeefliesoverflowersatDongqiVillageofRong'anCountyinLiuzhou,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion,March9,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/TanKaixing)ChildrenblowbubblesamongcoleflowersatLiaojiangVillageofLiaojiangTownshipinZixing,centralChina'sHunanProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/ZhuXiaorong)AbeecollectshoneyonafloweratYanfengDistrictofHengyang,centralChina'sHunanProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/CaoZhengping)TouristsenjoysceneryamongcoleflowersatChongwantunofLuochengMulaoAutonomousCounty,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/WuYaorong)AerialphototakenonMarch10,2019showsblossomingcoleflowersatHuilongTownshipinZhongshanCounty,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/LiaoXiang)TouristsenjoyflowersatPingyuanVillageofShuangshanTownshipinBijie,southwestChina'sGuizhouProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/LuoDafu)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)

  TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)JiangDandan(C)takespartinaflightmissioncoordinatingmeetinginYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch6,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanexercisesataphysicaltrainingcenterforflighttesterinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanwalksoutofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandan(R)discussesflight-testaffairswithacrewmemberinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanputsonclothestogotoworkinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalcityofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandancommunicateswithacolleagueabouttheflight-testaffairsinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch6,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanisseeninthecockpitofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanisseeninthecockpitofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanmakesupbeforegoingtoworkinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)

  TheemployersoftheChinesepassengersaboardtheill-fatedEthiopianAirlinesflightET302haveexpressedshockanddismayattheirtragicpassingandbereavedfamilymembersleftChinaforAddisAbaba.EightChinesenationals,fivemenandthreewomen,wereamongthe157peopleaboardtheBoeing737Max8jetlinerthatwentdownminutesaftertakingofffromAddisAbabaonSunday.Thecrashkilledallthatonboardthejetliner.AmongtheChinesepassengersare32year-oldJinYetaofromtheAviationIndustryofChinaInternational(AVICINTL)and37-year-oldZhouYuanwithChinaElectronicTechnologyGroupCorporation(CETC).ThecompaniestoldCGTNonMondaythattheyareshockedanddeeplysaddenedovertheirdeath.VicePresidentofAVICINTLXiongTaosaidatapressconferencelateMondayafternoonthatJinwasworkingforthecompanyinSouthSudan,andhadacareergoalofbringingtechnologytoAfrica'syoungergeneration.HenotedthatJin'swifewasleavinglaterinthedayforAddisAbaba."Ourheartsarebrokenbythenews.Butwebelieveit'sourmissiontocontinuehisvisioninthefutureandcontinuethework,"avisiblydistressedXiongsaid.Meanwhile,ChairpersonofCETC'sLaborUnionZhangPengsaidinaphoneinterviewwithCGTNthatZhouYuan,washeadingforNairobifromBeijing.Thecompany'semergencyresponseteamisalreadyinEthiopiaandstartedtoworkwiththeChinesediplomaticmissionthere,saidZhang,addingthatZhou'srelativesaregettingreadytotraveltotheEthiopiancapital."Westillcan'tbelievethishappened.Zhouwassodeartousall,"Zhangsaid."Wewishtoturnthegriefintosolidarity,andcontinuetoworkashardasZhoudid,includingontheBeltandRoadrelatedprojects."ChinasuspendsoperationsofBoeing737Max8Whatcausedthenewly-purchasedaircrafttocrashisnotyetknown,butSunday'saccidentisthesecondsuchfatalcrashinvolvingthesameplanemodelinfivemonths.InNovember2018,aBoeing737Max8operatedbyLionAircrashed13minutesaftertake-off,killingall189peopleonboard.China'sCivilAviationAuthorityonMondayordereddomesticairlinestogroundalltheirBoeing737MAX8s.Thereareanestimated96suchplanesoperatinginChina.EditorInChiefofChinesemagazineAerospaceKnowledgeWangYanansaidthatChina'smove,whichwasfollowedbysimilarannouncementsfromEthiopianAirlinesandCaymanAirlines,isnotanover-reaction."Thishascomefromahighsenseofresponsibilityforpassengers.Afterall,themodelhasseeninasimilarincidentwithsimilarconditionslessthansixmonthsago.Onecan'thelpbutdoubtwhetherthereisaconnectionthere,"Wangsaid."Butnoconclusioncouldbedrawnatthisearlystage,"Wangadded.AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)TheemployersoftheChinesepassengersaboardtheill-fatedEthiopianAirlinesflightET302haveexpressedshockanddismayattheirtragicpassingandbereavedfamilymembersleftChinaforAddisAbaba.EightChinesenationals,fivemenandthreewomen,wereamongthe157peopleaboardtheBoeing737Max8jetlinerthatwentdownminutesaftertakingofffromAddisAbabaonSunday.Thecrashkilledallthatonboardthejetliner.AmongtheChinesepassengersare32year-oldJinYetaofromtheAviationIndustryofChinaInternational(AVICINTL)and37-year-oldZhouYuanwithChinaElectronicTechnologyGroupCorporation(CETC).ThecompaniestoldCGTNonMondaythattheyareshockedanddeeplysaddenedovertheirdeath.VicePresidentofAVICINTLXiongTaosaidatapressconferencelateMondayafternoonthatJinwasworkingforthecompanyinSouthSudan,andhadacareergoalofbringingtechnologytoAfrica'syoungergeneration.HenotedthatJin'swifewasleavinglaterinthedayforAddisAbaba."Ourheartsarebrokenbythenews.Butwebelieveit'sourmissiontocontinuehisvisioninthefutureandcontinuethework,"avisiblydistressedXiongsaid.Meanwhile,ChairpersonofCETC'sLaborUnionZhangPengsaidinaphoneinterviewwithCGTNthatZhouYuan,washeadingforNairobifromBeijing.Thecompany'semergencyresponseteamisalreadyinEthiopiaandstartedtoworkwiththeChinesediplomaticmissionthere,saidZhang,addingthatZhou'srelativesaregettingreadytotraveltotheEthiopiancapital."Westillcan'tbelievethishappened.Zhouwassodeartousall,"Zhangsaid."Wewishtoturnthegriefintosolidarity,andcontinuetoworkashardasZhoudid,includingontheBeltandRoadrelatedprojects."ChinasuspendsoperationsofBoeing737Max8Whatcausedthenewly-purchasedaircrafttocrashisnotyetknown,butSunday'saccidentisthesecondsuchfatalcrashinvolvingthesameplanemodelinfivemonths.InNovember2018,aBoeing737Max8operatedbyLionAircrashed13minutesaftertake-off,killingall189peopleonboard.China'sCivilAviationAuthorityonMondayordereddomesticairlinestogroundalltheirBoeing737MAX8s.Thereareanestimated96suchplanesoperatinginChina.EditorInChiefofChinesemagazineAerospaceKnowledgeWangYanansaidthatChina'smove,whichwasfollowedbysimilarannouncementsfromEthiopianAirlinesandCaymanAirlines,isnotanover-reaction."Thishascomefromahighsenseofresponsibilityforpassengers.Afterall,themodelhasseeninasimilarincidentwithsimilarconditionslessthansixmonthsago.Onecan'thelpbutdoubtwhetherthereisaconnectionthere,"Wangsaid."Butnoconclusioncouldbedrawnatthisearlystage,"Wangadded.

  JiangDandan(C)takespartinaflightmissioncoordinatingmeetinginYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch6,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanexercisesataphysicaltrainingcenterforflighttesterinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanwalksoutofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandan(R)discussesflight-testaffairswithacrewmemberinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanputsonclothestogotoworkinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalcityofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandancommunicateswithacolleagueabouttheflight-testaffairsinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch6,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanisseeninthecockpitofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanisseeninthecockpitofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanmakesupbeforegoingtoworkinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)

  TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)JiangDandan(C)takespartinaflightmissioncoordinatingmeetinginYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch6,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanexercisesataphysicaltrainingcenterforflighttesterinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanwalksoutofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandan(R)discussesflight-testaffairswithacrewmemberinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanputsonclothestogotoworkinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalcityofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandancommunicateswithacolleagueabouttheflight-testaffairsinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch6,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanisseeninthecockpitofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanisseeninthecockpitofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanmakesupbeforegoingtoworkinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)

  Photoshowsthecubrestinginatreebeforelosingitsgripandmakingasuddendroptothefloorbelow.(Photo/IC)PhotographerSoniaRousseau,47,capturedtheimageswhilevisitingtheKichecheOlareMotorogiConservancyinKenyaearlierthisyear.Thecub'slimbsarestretchedoutinpreparationforhislanding.(Photo/IC)Photoshowsthelioncubmakingasuddendroptothefloor.(Photo/IC)Afterfeelingsorryforhimselfthecubdashedofftohisfatherwhotookthecub'sheadinhismassivejawsinawarrior-likedisplayofaffection.(Photo/IC)Photoshowsthecubrestinginatreebeforelosingitsgripandmakingasuddendroptothefloorbelow.(Photo/IC)PhotographerSoniaRousseau,47,capturedtheimageswhilevisitingtheKichecheOlareMotorogiConservancyinKenyaearlierthisyear.Thecub'slimbsarestretchedoutinpreparationforhislanding.(Photo/IC)Photoshowsthelioncubmakingasuddendroptothefloor.(Photo/IC)Afterfeelingsorryforhimselfthecubdashedofftohisfatherwhotookthecub'sheadinhismassivejawsinawarrior-likedisplayofaffection.(Photo/IC)AbeefliesoverflowersatDongqiVillageofRong'anCountyinLiuzhou,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion,March9,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/TanKaixing)ChildrenblowbubblesamongcoleflowersatLiaojiangVillageofLiaojiangTownshipinZixing,centralChina'sHunanProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/ZhuXiaorong)AbeecollectshoneyonafloweratYanfengDistrictofHengyang,centralChina'sHunanProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/CaoZhengping)TouristsenjoysceneryamongcoleflowersatChongwantunofLuochengMulaoAutonomousCounty,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/WuYaorong)AerialphototakenonMarch10,2019showsblossomingcoleflowersatHuilongTownshipinZhongshanCounty,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/LiaoXiang)TouristsenjoyflowersatPingyuanVillageofShuangshanTownshipinBijie,southwestChina'sGuizhouProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/LuoDafu)

  TheemployersoftheChinesepassengersaboardtheill-fatedEthiopianAirlinesflightET302haveexpressedshockanddismayattheirtragicpassingandbereavedfamilymembersleftChinaforAddisAbaba.EightChinesenationals,fivemenandthreewomen,wereamongthe157peopleaboardtheBoeing737Max8jetlinerthatwentdownminutesaftertakingofffromAddisAbabaonSunday.Thecrashkilledallthatonboardthejetliner.AmongtheChinesepassengersare32year-oldJinYetaofromtheAviationIndustryofChinaInternational(AVICINTL)and37-year-oldZhouYuanwithChinaElectronicTechnologyGroupCorporation(CETC).ThecompaniestoldCGTNonMondaythattheyareshockedanddeeplysaddenedovertheirdeath.VicePresidentofAVICINTLXiongTaosaidatapressconferencelateMondayafternoonthatJinwasworkingforthecompanyinSouthSudan,andhadacareergoalofbringingtechnologytoAfrica'syoungergeneration.HenotedthatJin'swifewasleavinglaterinthedayforAddisAbaba."Ourheartsarebrokenbythenews.Butwebelieveit'sourmissiontocontinuehisvisioninthefutureandcontinuethework,"avisiblydistressedXiongsaid.Meanwhile,ChairpersonofCETC'sLaborUnionZhangPengsaidinaphoneinterviewwithCGTNthatZhouYuan,washeadingforNairobifromBeijing.Thecompany'semergencyresponseteamisalreadyinEthiopiaandstartedtoworkwiththeChinesediplomaticmissionthere,saidZhang,addingthatZhou'srelativesaregettingreadytotraveltotheEthiopiancapital."Westillcan'tbelievethishappened.Zhouwassodeartousall,"Zhangsaid."Wewishtoturnthegriefintosolidarity,andcontinuetoworkashardasZhoudid,includingontheBeltandRoadrelatedprojects."ChinasuspendsoperationsofBoeing737Max8Whatcausedthenewly-purchasedaircrafttocrashisnotyetknown,butSunday'saccidentisthesecondsuchfatalcrashinvolvingthesameplanemodelinfivemonths.InNovember2018,aBoeing737Max8operatedbyLionAircrashed13minutesaftertake-off,killingall189peopleonboard.China'sCivilAviationAuthorityonMondayordereddomesticairlinestogroundalltheirBoeing737MAX8s.Thereareanestimated96suchplanesoperatinginChina.EditorInChiefofChinesemagazineAerospaceKnowledgeWangYanansaidthatChina'smove,whichwasfollowedbysimilarannouncementsfromEthiopianAirlinesandCaymanAirlines,isnotanover-reaction."Thishascomefromahighsenseofresponsibilityforpassengers.Afterall,themodelhasseeninasimilarincidentwithsimilarconditionslessthansixmonthsago.Onecan'thelpbutdoubtwhetherthereisaconnectionthere,"Wangsaid."Butnoconclusioncouldbedrawnatthisearlystage,"Wangadded.AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AbeefliesoverflowersatDongqiVillageofRong'anCountyinLiuzhou,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion,March9,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/TanKaixing)ChildrenblowbubblesamongcoleflowersatLiaojiangVillageofLiaojiangTownshipinZixing,centralChina'sHunanProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/ZhuXiaorong)AbeecollectshoneyonafloweratYanfengDistrictofHengyang,centralChina'sHunanProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/CaoZhengping)TouristsenjoysceneryamongcoleflowersatChongwantunofLuochengMulaoAutonomousCounty,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/WuYaorong)AerialphototakenonMarch10,2019showsblossomingcoleflowersatHuilongTownshipinZhongshanCounty,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/LiaoXiang)TouristsenjoyflowersatPingyuanVillageofShuangshanTownshipinBijie,southwestChina'sGuizhouProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/LuoDafu)

  JiangDandan(C)takespartinaflightmissioncoordinatingmeetinginYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch6,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanexercisesataphysicaltrainingcenterforflighttesterinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanwalksoutofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandan(R)discussesflight-testaffairswithacrewmemberinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanputsonclothestogotoworkinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalcityofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandancommunicateswithacolleagueabouttheflight-testaffairsinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch6,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanisseeninthecockpitofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanisseeninthecockpitofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanmakesupbeforegoingtoworkinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)AbeefliesoverflowersatDongqiVillageofRong'anCountyinLiuzhou,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion,March9,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/TanKaixing)ChildrenblowbubblesamongcoleflowersatLiaojiangVillageofLiaojiangTownshipinZixing,centralChina'sHunanProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/ZhuXiaorong)AbeecollectshoneyonafloweratYanfengDistrictofHengyang,centralChina'sHunanProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/CaoZhengping)TouristsenjoysceneryamongcoleflowersatChongwantunofLuochengMulaoAutonomousCounty,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/WuYaorong)AerialphototakenonMarch10,2019showsblossomingcoleflowersatHuilongTownshipinZhongshanCounty,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/LiaoXiang)TouristsenjoyflowersatPingyuanVillageofShuangshanTownshipinBijie,southwestChina'sGuizhouProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/LuoDafu)Photoshowsthecubrestinginatreebeforelosingitsgripandmakingasuddendroptothefloorbelow.(Photo/IC)PhotographerSoniaRousseau,47,capturedtheimageswhilevisitingtheKichecheOlareMotorogiConservancyinKenyaearlierthisyear.Thecub'slimbsarestretchedoutinpreparationforhislanding.(Photo/IC)Photoshowsthelioncubmakingasuddendroptothefloor.(Photo/IC)Afterfeelingsorryforhimselfthecubdashedofftohisfatherwhotookthecub'sheadinhismassivejawsinawarrior-likedisplayofaffection.(Photo/IC)

  AbeefliesoverflowersatDongqiVillageofRong'anCountyinLiuzhou,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion,March9,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/TanKaixing)ChildrenblowbubblesamongcoleflowersatLiaojiangVillageofLiaojiangTownshipinZixing,centralChina'sHunanProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/ZhuXiaorong)AbeecollectshoneyonafloweratYanfengDistrictofHengyang,centralChina'sHunanProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/CaoZhengping)TouristsenjoysceneryamongcoleflowersatChongwantunofLuochengMulaoAutonomousCounty,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/WuYaorong)AerialphototakenonMarch10,2019showsblossomingcoleflowersatHuilongTownshipinZhongshanCounty,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/LiaoXiang)TouristsenjoyflowersatPingyuanVillageofShuangshanTownshipinBijie,southwestChina'sGuizhouProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/LuoDafu)TheemployersoftheChinesepassengersaboardtheill-fatedEthiopianAirlinesflightET302haveexpressedshockanddismayattheirtragicpassingandbereavedfamilymembersleftChinaforAddisAbaba.EightChinesenationals,fivemenandthreewomen,wereamongthe157peopleaboardtheBoeing737Max8jetlinerthatwentdownminutesaftertakingofffromAddisAbabaonSunday.Thecrashkilledallthatonboardthejetliner.AmongtheChinesepassengersare32year-oldJinYetaofromtheAviationIndustryofChinaInternational(AVICINTL)and37-year-oldZhouYuanwithChinaElectronicTechnologyGroupCorporation(CETC).ThecompaniestoldCGTNonMondaythattheyareshockedanddeeplysaddenedovertheirdeath.VicePresidentofAVICINTLXiongTaosaidatapressconferencelateMondayafternoonthatJinwasworkingforthecompanyinSouthSudan,andhadacareergoalofbringingtechnologytoAfrica'syoungergeneration.HenotedthatJin'swifewasleavinglaterinthedayforAddisAbaba."Ourheartsarebrokenbythenews.Butwebelieveit'sourmissiontocontinuehisvisioninthefutureandcontinuethework,"avisiblydistressedXiongsaid.Meanwhile,ChairpersonofCETC'sLaborUnionZhangPengsaidinaphoneinterviewwithCGTNthatZhouYuan,washeadingforNairobifromBeijing.Thecompany'semergencyresponseteamisalreadyinEthiopiaandstartedtoworkwiththeChinesediplomaticmissionthere,saidZhang,addingthatZhou'srelativesaregettingreadytotraveltotheEthiopiancapital."Westillcan'tbelievethishappened.Zhouwassodeartousall,"Zhangsaid."Wewishtoturnthegriefintosolidarity,andcontinuetoworkashardasZhoudid,includingontheBeltandRoadrelatedprojects."ChinasuspendsoperationsofBoeing737Max8Whatcausedthenewly-purchasedaircrafttocrashisnotyetknown,butSunday'saccidentisthesecondsuchfatalcrashinvolvingthesameplanemodelinfivemonths.InNovember2018,aBoeing737Max8operatedbyLionAircrashed13minutesaftertake-off,killingall189peopleonboard.China'sCivilAviationAuthorityonMondayordereddomesticairlinestogroundalltheirBoeing737MAX8s.Thereareanestimated96suchplanesoperatinginChina.EditorInChiefofChinesemagazineAerospaceKnowledgeWangYanansaidthatChina'smove,whichwasfollowedbysimilarannouncementsfromEthiopianAirlinesandCaymanAirlines,isnotanover-reaction."Thishascomefromahighsenseofresponsibilityforpassengers.Afterall,themodelhasseeninasimilarincidentwithsimilarconditionslessthansixmonthsago.Onecan'thelpbutdoubtwhetherthereisaconnectionthere,"Wangsaid."Butnoconclusioncouldbedrawnatthisearlystage,"Wangadded.AbeefliesoverflowersatDongqiVillageofRong'anCountyinLiuzhou,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion,March9,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/TanKaixing)ChildrenblowbubblesamongcoleflowersatLiaojiangVillageofLiaojiangTownshipinZixing,centralChina'sHunanProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/ZhuXiaorong)AbeecollectshoneyonafloweratYanfengDistrictofHengyang,centralChina'sHunanProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/CaoZhengping)TouristsenjoysceneryamongcoleflowersatChongwantunofLuochengMulaoAutonomousCounty,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/WuYaorong)AerialphototakenonMarch10,2019showsblossomingcoleflowersatHuilongTownshipinZhongshanCounty,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/LiaoXiang)TouristsenjoyflowersatPingyuanVillageofShuangshanTownshipinBijie,southwestChina'sGuizhouProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/LuoDafu)

  Photoshowsthecubrestinginatreebeforelosingitsgripandmakingasuddendroptothefloorbelow.(Photo/IC)PhotographerSoniaRousseau,47,capturedtheimageswhilevisitingtheKichecheOlareMotorogiConservancyinKenyaearlierthisyear.Thecub'slimbsarestretchedoutinpreparationforhislanding.(Photo/IC)Photoshowsthelioncubmakingasuddendroptothefloor.(Photo/IC)Afterfeelingsorryforhimselfthecubdashedofftohisfatherwhotookthecub'sheadinhismassivejawsinawarrior-likedisplayofaffection.(Photo/IC)JiangDandan(C)takespartinaflightmissioncoordinatingmeetinginYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch6,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanexercisesataphysicaltrainingcenterforflighttesterinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanwalksoutofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandan(R)discussesflight-testaffairswithacrewmemberinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanputsonclothestogotoworkinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalcityofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandancommunicateswithacolleagueabouttheflight-testaffairsinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch6,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanisseeninthecockpitofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanisseeninthecockpitofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanmakesupbeforegoingtoworkinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)AbeefliesoverflowersatDongqiVillageofRong'anCountyinLiuzhou,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion,March9,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/TanKaixing)ChildrenblowbubblesamongcoleflowersatLiaojiangVillageofLiaojiangTownshipinZixing,centralChina'sHunanProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/ZhuXiaorong)AbeecollectshoneyonafloweratYanfengDistrictofHengyang,centralChina'sHunanProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/CaoZhengping)TouristsenjoysceneryamongcoleflowersatChongwantunofLuochengMulaoAutonomousCounty,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/WuYaorong)AerialphototakenonMarch10,2019showsblossomingcoleflowersatHuilongTownshipinZhongshanCounty,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/LiaoXiang)TouristsenjoyflowersatPingyuanVillageofShuangshanTownshipinBijie,southwestChina'sGuizhouProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/LuoDafu)

  Photoshowsthecubrestinginatreebeforelosingitsgripandmakingasuddendroptothefloorbelow.(Photo/IC)PhotographerSoniaRousseau,47,capturedtheimageswhilevisitingtheKichecheOlareMotorogiConservancyinKenyaearlierthisyear.Thecub'slimbsarestretchedoutinpreparationforhislanding.(Photo/IC)Photoshowsthelioncubmakingasuddendroptothefloor.(Photo/IC)Afterfeelingsorryforhimselfthecubdashedofftohisfatherwhotookthecub'sheadinhismassivejawsinawarrior-likedisplayofaffection.(Photo/IC)JiangDandan(C)takespartinaflightmissioncoordinatingmeetinginYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch6,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanexercisesataphysicaltrainingcenterforflighttesterinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanwalksoutofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandan(R)discussesflight-testaffairswithacrewmemberinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanputsonclothestogotoworkinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalcityofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandancommunicateswithacolleagueabouttheflight-testaffairsinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch6,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanisseeninthecockpitofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanisseeninthecockpitofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanmakesupbeforegoingtoworkinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandan(C)takespartinaflightmissioncoordinatingmeetinginYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch6,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanexercisesataphysicaltrainingcenterforflighttesterinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanwalksoutofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandan(R)discussesflight-testaffairswithacrewmemberinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanputsonclothestogotoworkinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalcityofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandancommunicateswithacolleagueabouttheflight-testaffairsinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch6,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanisseeninthecockpitofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanisseeninthecockpitofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanmakesupbeforegoingtoworkinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)

  JiangDandan(C)takespartinaflightmissioncoordinatingmeetinginYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch6,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanexercisesataphysicaltrainingcenterforflighttesterinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanwalksoutofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandan(R)discussesflight-testaffairswithacrewmemberinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanputsonclothestogotoworkinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalcityofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandancommunicateswithacolleagueabouttheflight-testaffairsinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch6,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanisseeninthecockpitofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanisseeninthecockpitofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanmakesupbeforegoingtoworkinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)TheemployersoftheChinesepassengersaboardtheill-fatedEthiopianAirlinesflightET302haveexpressedshockanddismayattheirtragicpassingandbereavedfamilymembersleftChinaforAddisAbaba.EightChinesenationals,fivemenandthreewomen,wereamongthe157peopleaboardtheBoeing737Max8jetlinerthatwentdownminutesaftertakingofffromAddisAbabaonSunday.Thecrashkilledallthatonboardthejetliner.AmongtheChinesepassengersare32year-oldJinYetaofromtheAviationIndustryofChinaInternational(AVICINTL)and37-year-oldZhouYuanwithChinaElectronicTechnologyGroupCorporation(CETC).ThecompaniestoldCGTNonMondaythattheyareshockedanddeeplysaddenedovertheirdeath.VicePresidentofAVICINTLXiongTaosaidatapressconferencelateMondayafternoonthatJinwasworkingforthecompanyinSouthSudan,andhadacareergoalofbringingtechnologytoAfrica'syoungergeneration.HenotedthatJin'swifewasleavinglaterinthedayforAddisAbaba."Ourheartsarebrokenbythenews.Butwebelieveit'sourmissiontocontinuehisvisioninthefutureandcontinuethework,"avisiblydistressedXiongsaid.Meanwhile,ChairpersonofCETC'sLaborUnionZhangPengsaidinaphoneinterviewwithCGTNthatZhouYuan,washeadingforNairobifromBeijing.Thecompany'semergencyresponseteamisalreadyinEthiopiaandstartedtoworkwiththeChinesediplomaticmissionthere,saidZhang,addingthatZhou'srelativesaregettingreadytotraveltotheEthiopiancapital."Westillcan'tbelievethishappened.Zhouwassodeartousall,"Zhangsaid."Wewishtoturnthegriefintosolidarity,andcontinuetoworkashardasZhoudid,includingontheBeltandRoadrelatedprojects."ChinasuspendsoperationsofBoeing737Max8Whatcausedthenewly-purchasedaircrafttocrashisnotyetknown,butSunday'saccidentisthesecondsuchfatalcrashinvolvingthesameplanemodelinfivemonths.InNovember2018,aBoeing737Max8operatedbyLionAircrashed13minutesaftertake-off,killingall189peopleonboard.China'sCivilAviationAuthorityonMondayordereddomesticairlinestogroundalltheirBoeing737MAX8s.Thereareanestimated96suchplanesoperatinginChina.EditorInChiefofChinesemagazineAerospaceKnowledgeWangYanansaidthatChina'smove,whichwasfollowedbysimilarannouncementsfromEthiopianAirlinesandCaymanAirlines,isnotanover-reaction."Thishascomefromahighsenseofresponsibilityforpassengers.Afterall,themodelhasseeninasimilarincidentwithsimilarconditionslessthansixmonthsago.Onecan'thelpbutdoubtwhetherthereisaconnectionthere,"Wangsaid."Butnoconclusioncouldbedrawnatthisearlystage,"Wangadded.AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)

  AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)Photoshowsthecubrestinginatreebeforelosingitsgripandmakingasuddendroptothefloorbelow.(Photo/IC)PhotographerSoniaRousseau,47,capturedtheimageswhilevisitingtheKichecheOlareMotorogiConservancyinKenyaearlierthisyear.Thecub'slimbsarestretchedoutinpreparationforhislanding.(Photo/IC)Photoshowsthelioncubmakingasuddendroptothefloor.(Photo/IC)Afterfeelingsorryforhimselfthecubdashedofftohisfatherwhotookthecub'sheadinhismassivejawsinawarrior-likedisplayofaffection.(Photo/IC)TheemployersoftheChinesepassengersaboardtheill-fatedEthiopianAirlinesflightET302haveexpressedshockanddismayattheirtragicpassingandbereavedfamilymembersleftChinaforAddisAbaba.EightChinesenationals,fivemenandthreewomen,wereamongthe157peopleaboardtheBoeing737Max8jetlinerthatwentdownminutesaftertakingofffromAddisAbabaonSunday.Thecrashkilledallthatonboardthejetliner.AmongtheChinesepassengersare32year-oldJinYetaofromtheAviationIndustryofChinaInternational(AVICINTL)and37-year-oldZhouYuanwithChinaElectronicTechnologyGroupCorporation(CETC).ThecompaniestoldCGTNonMondaythattheyareshockedanddeeplysaddenedovertheirdeath.VicePresidentofAVICINTLXiongTaosaidatapressconferencelateMondayafternoonthatJinwasworkingforthecompanyinSouthSudan,andhadacareergoalofbringingtechnologytoAfrica'syoungergeneration.HenotedthatJin'swifewasleavinglaterinthedayforAddisAbaba."Ourheartsarebrokenbythenews.Butwebelieveit'sourmissiontocontinuehisvisioninthefutureandcontinuethework,"avisiblydistressedXiongsaid.Meanwhile,ChairpersonofCETC'sLaborUnionZhangPengsaidinaphoneinterviewwithCGTNthatZhouYuan,washeadingforNairobifromBeijing.Thecompany'semergencyresponseteamisalreadyinEthiopiaandstartedtoworkwiththeChinesediplomaticmissionthere,saidZhang,addingthatZhou'srelativesaregettingreadytotraveltotheEthiopiancapital."Westillcan'tbelievethishappened.Zhouwassodeartousall,"Zhangsaid."Wewishtoturnthegriefintosolidarity,andcontinuetoworkashardasZhoudid,includingontheBeltandRoadrelatedprojects."ChinasuspendsoperationsofBoeing737Max8Whatcausedthenewly-purchasedaircrafttocrashisnotyetknown,butSunday'saccidentisthesecondsuchfatalcrashinvolvingthesameplanemodelinfivemonths.InNovember2018,aBoeing737Max8operatedbyLionAircrashed13minutesaftertake-off,killingall189peopleonboard.China'sCivilAviationAuthorityonMondayordereddomesticairlinestogroundalltheirBoeing737MAX8s.Thereareanestimated96suchplanesoperatinginChina.EditorInChiefofChinesemagazineAerospaceKnowledgeWangYanansaidthatChina'smove,whichwasfollowedbysimilarannouncementsfromEthiopianAirlinesandCaymanAirlines,isnotanover-reaction."Thishascomefromahighsenseofresponsibilityforpassengers.Afterall,themodelhasseeninasimilarincidentwithsimilarconditionslessthansixmonthsago.Onecan'thelpbutdoubtwhetherthereisaconnectionthere,"Wangsaid."Butnoconclusioncouldbedrawnatthisearlystage,"Wangadded.

  AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)JiangDandan(C)takespartinaflightmissioncoordinatingmeetinginYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch6,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanexercisesataphysicaltrainingcenterforflighttesterinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanwalksoutofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandan(R)discussesflight-testaffairswithacrewmemberinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanputsonclothestogotoworkinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalcityofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandancommunicateswithacolleagueabouttheflight-testaffairsinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch6,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanisseeninthecockpitofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanisseeninthecockpitofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanmakesupbeforegoingtoworkinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandan(C)takespartinaflightmissioncoordinatingmeetinginYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch6,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanexercisesataphysicaltrainingcenterforflighttesterinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanwalksoutofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandan(R)discussesflight-testaffairswithacrewmemberinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanputsonclothestogotoworkinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalcityofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandancommunicateswithacolleagueabouttheflight-testaffairsinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch6,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanisseeninthecockpitofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanisseeninthecockpitofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanmakesupbeforegoingtoworkinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)

  Photoshowsthecubrestinginatreebeforelosingitsgripandmakingasuddendroptothefloorbelow.(Photo/IC)PhotographerSoniaRousseau,47,capturedtheimageswhilevisitingtheKichecheOlareMotorogiConservancyinKenyaearlierthisyear.Thecub'slimbsarestretchedoutinpreparationforhislanding.(Photo/IC)Photoshowsthelioncubmakingasuddendroptothefloor.(Photo/IC)Afterfeelingsorryforhimselfthecubdashedofftohisfatherwhotookthecub'sheadinhismassivejawsinawarrior-likedisplayofaffection.(Photo/IC)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)TheemployersoftheChinesepassengersaboardtheill-fatedEthiopianAirlinesflightET302haveexpressedshockanddismayattheirtragicpassingandbereavedfamilymembersleftChinaforAddisAbaba.EightChinesenationals,fivemenandthreewomen,wereamongthe157peopleaboardtheBoeing737Max8jetlinerthatwentdownminutesaftertakingofffromAddisAbabaonSunday.Thecrashkilledallthatonboardthejetliner.AmongtheChinesepassengersare32year-oldJinYetaofromtheAviationIndustryofChinaInternational(AVICINTL)and37-year-oldZhouYuanwithChinaElectronicTechnologyGroupCorporation(CETC).ThecompaniestoldCGTNonMondaythattheyareshockedanddeeplysaddenedovertheirdeath.VicePresidentofAVICINTLXiongTaosaidatapressconferencelateMondayafternoonthatJinwasworkingforthecompanyinSouthSudan,andhadacareergoalofbringingtechnologytoAfrica'syoungergeneration.HenotedthatJin'swifewasleavinglaterinthedayforAddisAbaba."Ourheartsarebrokenbythenews.Butwebelieveit'sourmissiontocontinuehisvisioninthefutureandcontinuethework,"avisiblydistressedXiongsaid.Meanwhile,ChairpersonofCETC'sLaborUnionZhangPengsaidinaphoneinterviewwithCGTNthatZhouYuan,washeadingforNairobifromBeijing.Thecompany'semergencyresponseteamisalreadyinEthiopiaandstartedtoworkwiththeChinesediplomaticmissionthere,saidZhang,addingthatZhou'srelativesaregettingreadytotraveltotheEthiopiancapital."Westillcan'tbelievethishappened.Zhouwassodeartousall,"Zhangsaid."Wewishtoturnthegriefintosolidarity,andcontinuetoworkashardasZhoudid,includingontheBeltandRoadrelatedprojects."ChinasuspendsoperationsofBoeing737Max8Whatcausedthenewly-purchasedaircrafttocrashisnotyetknown,butSunday'saccidentisthesecondsuchfatalcrashinvolvingthesameplanemodelinfivemonths.InNovember2018,aBoeing737Max8operatedbyLionAircrashed13minutesaftertake-off,killingall189peopleonboard.China'sCivilAviationAuthorityonMondayordereddomesticairlinestogroundalltheirBoeing737MAX8s.Thereareanestimated96suchplanesoperatinginChina.EditorInChiefofChinesemagazineAerospaceKnowledgeWangYanansaidthatChina'smove,whichwasfollowedbysimilarannouncementsfromEthiopianAirlinesandCaymanAirlines,isnotanover-reaction."Thishascomefromahighsenseofresponsibilityforpassengers.Afterall,themodelhasseeninasimilarincidentwithsimilarconditionslessthansixmonthsago.Onecan'thelpbutdoubtwhetherthereisaconnectionthere,"Wangsaid."Butnoconclusioncouldbedrawnatthisearlystage,"Wangadded.

  JiangDandan(C)takespartinaflightmissioncoordinatingmeetinginYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch6,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanexercisesataphysicaltrainingcenterforflighttesterinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanwalksoutofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandan(R)discussesflight-testaffairswithacrewmemberinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanputsonclothestogotoworkinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalcityofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandancommunicateswithacolleagueabouttheflight-testaffairsinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch6,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanisseeninthecockpitofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanisseeninthecockpitofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanmakesupbeforegoingtoworkinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)TheemployersoftheChinesepassengersaboardtheill-fatedEthiopianAirlinesflightET302haveexpressedshockanddismayattheirtragicpassingandbereavedfamilymembersleftChinaforAddisAbaba.EightChinesenationals,fivemenandthreewomen,wereamongthe157peopleaboardtheBoeing737Max8jetlinerthatwentdownminutesaftertakingofffromAddisAbabaonSunday.Thecrashkilledallthatonboardthejetliner.AmongtheChinesepassengersare32year-oldJinYetaofromtheAviationIndustryofChinaInternational(AVICINTL)and37-year-oldZhouYuanwithChinaElectronicTechnologyGroupCorporation(CETC).ThecompaniestoldCGTNonMondaythattheyareshockedanddeeplysaddenedovertheirdeath.VicePresidentofAVICINTLXiongTaosaidatapressconferencelateMondayafternoonthatJinwasworkingforthecompanyinSouthSudan,andhadacareergoalofbringingtechnologytoAfrica'syoungergeneration.HenotedthatJin'swifewasleavinglaterinthedayforAddisAbaba."Ourheartsarebrokenbythenews.Butwebelieveit'sourmissiontocontinuehisvisioninthefutureandcontinuethework,"avisiblydistressedXiongsaid.Meanwhile,ChairpersonofCETC'sLaborUnionZhangPengsaidinaphoneinterviewwithCGTNthatZhouYuan,washeadingforNairobifromBeijing.Thecompany'semergencyresponseteamisalreadyinEthiopiaandstartedtoworkwiththeChinesediplomaticmissionthere,saidZhang,addingthatZhou'srelativesaregettingreadytotraveltotheEthiopiancapital."Westillcan'tbelievethishappened.Zhouwassodeartousall,"Zhangsaid."Wewishtoturnthegriefintosolidarity,andcontinuetoworkashardasZhoudid,includingontheBeltandRoadrelatedprojects."ChinasuspendsoperationsofBoeing737Max8Whatcausedthenewly-purchasedaircrafttocrashisnotyetknown,butSunday'saccidentisthesecondsuchfatalcrashinvolvingthesameplanemodelinfivemonths.InNovember2018,aBoeing737Max8operatedbyLionAircrashed13minutesaftertake-off,killingall189peopleonboard.China'sCivilAviationAuthorityonMondayordereddomesticairlinestogroundalltheirBoeing737MAX8s.Thereareanestimated96suchplanesoperatinginChina.EditorInChiefofChinesemagazineAerospaceKnowledgeWangYanansaidthatChina'smove,whichwasfollowedbysimilarannouncementsfromEthiopianAirlinesandCaymanAirlines,isnotanover-reaction."Thishascomefromahighsenseofresponsibilityforpassengers.Afterall,themodelhasseeninasimilarincidentwithsimilarconditionslessthansixmonthsago.Onecan'thelpbutdoubtwhetherthereisaconnectionthere,"Wangsaid."Butnoconclusioncouldbedrawnatthisearlystage,"Wangadded.AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)

  TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)AbeefliesoverflowersatDongqiVillageofRong'anCountyinLiuzhou,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion,March9,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/TanKaixing)ChildrenblowbubblesamongcoleflowersatLiaojiangVillageofLiaojiangTownshipinZixing,centralChina'sHunanProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/ZhuXiaorong)AbeecollectshoneyonafloweratYanfengDistrictofHengyang,centralChina'sHunanProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/CaoZhengping)TouristsenjoysceneryamongcoleflowersatChongwantunofLuochengMulaoAutonomousCounty,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/WuYaorong)AerialphototakenonMarch10,2019showsblossomingcoleflowersatHuilongTownshipinZhongshanCounty,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/LiaoXiang)TouristsenjoyflowersatPingyuanVillageofShuangshanTownshipinBijie,southwestChina'sGuizhouProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/LuoDafu)Photoshowsthecubrestinginatreebeforelosingitsgripandmakingasuddendroptothefloorbelow.(Photo/IC)PhotographerSoniaRousseau,47,capturedtheimageswhilevisitingtheKichecheOlareMotorogiConservancyinKenyaearlierthisyear.Thecub'slimbsarestretchedoutinpreparationforhislanding.(Photo/IC)Photoshowsthelioncubmakingasuddendroptothefloor.(Photo/IC)Afterfeelingsorryforhimselfthecubdashedofftohisfatherwhotookthecub'sheadinhismassivejawsinawarrior-likedisplayofaffection.(Photo/IC)

  Photoshowsthecubrestinginatreebeforelosingitsgripandmakingasuddendroptothefloorbelow.(Photo/IC)PhotographerSoniaRousseau,47,capturedtheimageswhilevisitingtheKichecheOlareMotorogiConservancyinKenyaearlierthisyear.Thecub'slimbsarestretchedoutinpreparationforhislanding.(Photo/IC)Photoshowsthelioncubmakingasuddendroptothefloor.(Photo/IC)Afterfeelingsorryforhimselfthecubdashedofftohisfatherwhotookthecub'sheadinhismassivejawsinawarrior-likedisplayofaffection.(Photo/IC)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)

  TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)Photoshowsthecubrestinginatreebeforelosingitsgripandmakingasuddendroptothefloorbelow.(Photo/IC)PhotographerSoniaRousseau,47,capturedtheimageswhilevisitingtheKichecheOlareMotorogiConservancyinKenyaearlierthisyear.Thecub'slimbsarestretchedoutinpreparationforhislanding.(Photo/IC)Photoshowsthelioncubmakingasuddendroptothefloor.(Photo/IC)Afterfeelingsorryforhimselfthecubdashedofftohisfatherwhotookthecub'sheadinhismassivejawsinawarrior-likedisplayofaffection.(Photo/IC)Photoshowsthecubrestinginatreebeforelosingitsgripandmakingasuddendroptothefloorbelow.(Photo/IC)PhotographerSoniaRousseau,47,capturedtheimageswhilevisitingtheKichecheOlareMotorogiConservancyinKenyaearlierthisyear.Thecub'slimbsarestretchedoutinpreparationforhislanding.(Photo/IC)Photoshowsthelioncubmakingasuddendroptothefloor.(Photo/IC)Afterfeelingsorryforhimselfthecubdashedofftohisfatherwhotookthecub'sheadinhismassivejawsinawarrior-likedisplayofaffection.(Photo/IC)

  TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)TheemployersoftheChinesepassengersaboardtheill-fatedEthiopianAirlinesflightET302haveexpressedshockanddismayattheirtragicpassingandbereavedfamilymembersleftChinaforAddisAbaba.EightChinesenationals,fivemenandthreewomen,wereamongthe157peopleaboardtheBoeing737Max8jetlinerthatwentdownminutesaftertakingofffromAddisAbabaonSunday.Thecrashkilledallthatonboardthejetliner.AmongtheChinesepassengersare32year-oldJinYetaofromtheAviationIndustryofChinaInternational(AVICINTL)and37-year-oldZhouYuanwithChinaElectronicTechnologyGroupCorporation(CETC).ThecompaniestoldCGTNonMondaythattheyareshockedanddeeplysaddenedovertheirdeath.VicePresidentofAVICINTLXiongTaosaidatapressconferencelateMondayafternoonthatJinwasworkingforthecompanyinSouthSudan,andhadacareergoalofbringingtechnologytoAfrica'syoungergeneration.HenotedthatJin'swifewasleavinglaterinthedayforAddisAbaba."Ourheartsarebrokenbythenews.Butwebelieveit'sourmissiontocontinuehisvisioninthefutureandcontinuethework,"avisiblydistressedXiongsaid.Meanwhile,ChairpersonofCETC'sLaborUnionZhangPengsaidinaphoneinterviewwithCGTNthatZhouYuan,washeadingforNairobifromBeijing.Thecompany'semergencyresponseteamisalreadyinEthiopiaandstartedtoworkwiththeChinesediplomaticmissionthere,saidZhang,addingthatZhou'srelativesaregettingreadytotraveltotheEthiopiancapital."Westillcan'tbelievethishappened.Zhouwassodeartousall,"Zhangsaid."Wewishtoturnthegriefintosolidarity,andcontinuetoworkashardasZhoudid,includingontheBeltandRoadrelatedprojects."ChinasuspendsoperationsofBoeing737Max8Whatcausedthenewly-purchasedaircrafttocrashisnotyetknown,butSunday'saccidentisthesecondsuchfatalcrashinvolvingthesameplanemodelinfivemonths.InNovember2018,aBoeing737Max8operatedbyLionAircrashed13minutesaftertake-off,killingall189peopleonboard.China'sCivilAviationAuthorityonMondayordereddomesticairlinestogroundalltheirBoeing737MAX8s.Thereareanestimated96suchplanesoperatinginChina.EditorInChiefofChinesemagazineAerospaceKnowledgeWangYanansaidthatChina'smove,whichwasfollowedbysimilarannouncementsfromEthiopianAirlinesandCaymanAirlines,isnotanover-reaction."Thishascomefromahighsenseofresponsibilityforpassengers.Afterall,themodelhasseeninasimilarincidentwithsimilarconditionslessthansixmonthsago.Onecan'thelpbutdoubtwhetherthereisaconnectionthere,"Wangsaid."Butnoconclusioncouldbedrawnatthisearlystage,"Wangadded.TheemployersoftheChinesepassengersaboardtheill-fatedEthiopianAirlinesflightET302haveexpressedshockanddismayattheirtragicpassingandbereavedfamilymembersleftChinaforAddisAbaba.EightChinesenationals,fivemenandthreewomen,wereamongthe157peopleaboardtheBoeing737Max8jetlinerthatwentdownminutesaftertakingofffromAddisAbabaonSunday.Thecrashkilledallthatonboardthejetliner.AmongtheChinesepassengersare32year-oldJinYetaofromtheAviationIndustryofChinaInternational(AVICINTL)and37-year-oldZhouYuanwithChinaElectronicTechnologyGroupCorporation(CETC).ThecompaniestoldCGTNonMondaythattheyareshockedanddeeplysaddenedovertheirdeath.VicePresidentofAVICINTLXiongTaosaidatapressconferencelateMondayafternoonthatJinwasworkingforthecompanyinSouthSudan,andhadacareergoalofbringingtechnologytoAfrica'syoungergeneration.HenotedthatJin'swifewasleavinglaterinthedayforAddisAbaba."Ourheartsarebrokenbythenews.Butwebelieveit'sourmissiontocontinuehisvisioninthefutureandcontinuethework,"avisiblydistressedXiongsaid.Meanwhile,ChairpersonofCETC'sLaborUnionZhangPengsaidinaphoneinterviewwithCGTNthatZhouYuan,washeadingforNairobifromBeijing.Thecompany'semergencyresponseteamisalreadyinEthiopiaandstartedtoworkwiththeChinesediplomaticmissionthere,saidZhang,addingthatZhou'srelativesaregettingreadytotraveltotheEthiopiancapital."Westillcan'tbelievethishappened.Zhouwassodeartousall,"Zhangsaid."Wewishtoturnthegriefintosolidarity,andcontinuetoworkashardasZhoudid,includingontheBeltandRoadrelatedprojects."ChinasuspendsoperationsofBoeing737Max8Whatcausedthenewly-purchasedaircrafttocrashisnotyetknown,butSunday'saccidentisthesecondsuchfatalcrashinvolvingthesameplanemodelinfivemonths.InNovember2018,aBoeing737Max8operatedbyLionAircrashed13minutesaftertake-off,killingall189peopleonboard.China'sCivilAviationAuthorityonMondayordereddomesticairlinestogroundalltheirBoeing737MAX8s.Thereareanestimated96suchplanesoperatinginChina.EditorInChiefofChinesemagazineAerospaceKnowledgeWangYanansaidthatChina'smove,whichwasfollowedbysimilarannouncementsfromEthiopianAirlinesandCaymanAirlines,isnotanover-reaction."Thishascomefromahighsenseofresponsibilityforpassengers.Afterall,themodelhasseeninasimilarincidentwithsimilarconditionslessthansixmonthsago.Onecan'thelpbutdoubtwhetherthereisaconnectionthere,"Wangsaid."Butnoconclusioncouldbedrawnatthisearlystage,"Wangadded.

  TheemployersoftheChinesepassengersaboardtheill-fatedEthiopianAirlinesflightET302haveexpressedshockanddismayattheirtragicpassingandbereavedfamilymembersleftChinaforAddisAbaba.EightChinesenationals,fivemenandthreewomen,wereamongthe157peopleaboardtheBoeing737Max8jetlinerthatwentdownminutesaftertakingofffromAddisAbabaonSunday.Thecrashkilledallthatonboardthejetliner.AmongtheChinesepassengersare32year-oldJinYetaofromtheAviationIndustryofChinaInternational(AVICINTL)and37-year-oldZhouYuanwithChinaElectronicTechnologyGroupCorporation(CETC).ThecompaniestoldCGTNonMondaythattheyareshockedanddeeplysaddenedovertheirdeath.VicePresidentofAVICINTLXiongTaosaidatapressconferencelateMondayafternoonthatJinwasworkingforthecompanyinSouthSudan,andhadacareergoalofbringingtechnologytoAfrica'syoungergeneration.HenotedthatJin'swifewasleavinglaterinthedayforAddisAbaba."Ourheartsarebrokenbythenews.Butwebelieveit'sourmissiontocontinuehisvisioninthefutureandcontinuethework,"avisiblydistressedXiongsaid.Meanwhile,ChairpersonofCETC'sLaborUnionZhangPengsaidinaphoneinterviewwithCGTNthatZhouYuan,washeadingforNairobifromBeijing.Thecompany'semergencyresponseteamisalreadyinEthiopiaandstartedtoworkwiththeChinesediplomaticmissionthere,saidZhang,addingthatZhou'srelativesaregettingreadytotraveltotheEthiopiancapital."Westillcan'tbelievethishappened.Zhouwassodeartousall,"Zhangsaid."Wewishtoturnthegriefintosolidarity,andcontinuetoworkashardasZhoudid,includingontheBeltandRoadrelatedprojects."ChinasuspendsoperationsofBoeing737Max8Whatcausedthenewly-purchasedaircrafttocrashisnotyetknown,butSunday'saccidentisthesecondsuchfatalcrashinvolvingthesameplanemodelinfivemonths.InNovember2018,aBoeing737Max8operatedbyLionAircrashed13minutesaftertake-off,killingall189peopleonboard.China'sCivilAviationAuthorityonMondayordereddomesticairlinestogroundalltheirBoeing737MAX8s.Thereareanestimated96suchplanesoperatinginChina.EditorInChiefofChinesemagazineAerospaceKnowledgeWangYanansaidthatChina'smove,whichwasfollowedbysimilarannouncementsfromEthiopianAirlinesandCaymanAirlines,isnotanover-reaction."Thishascomefromahighsenseofresponsibilityforpassengers.Afterall,themodelhasseeninasimilarincidentwithsimilarconditionslessthansixmonthsago.Onecan'thelpbutdoubtwhetherthereisaconnectionthere,"Wangsaid."Butnoconclusioncouldbedrawnatthisearlystage,"Wangadded.TheemployersoftheChinesepassengersaboardtheill-fatedEthiopianAirlinesflightET302haveexpressedshockanddismayattheirtragicpassingandbereavedfamilymembersleftChinaforAddisAbaba.EightChinesenationals,fivemenandthreewomen,wereamongthe157peopleaboardtheBoeing737Max8jetlinerthatwentdownminutesaftertakingofffromAddisAbabaonSunday.Thecrashkilledallthatonboardthejetliner.AmongtheChinesepassengersare32year-oldJinYetaofromtheAviationIndustryofChinaInternational(AVICINTL)and37-year-oldZhouYuanwithChinaElectronicTechnologyGroupCorporation(CETC).ThecompaniestoldCGTNonMondaythattheyareshockedanddeeplysaddenedovertheirdeath.VicePresidentofAVICINTLXiongTaosaidatapressconferencelateMondayafternoonthatJinwasworkingforthecompanyinSouthSudan,andhadacareergoalofbringingtechnologytoAfrica'syoungergeneration.HenotedthatJin'swifewasleavinglaterinthedayforAddisAbaba."Ourheartsarebrokenbythenews.Butwebelieveit'sourmissiontocontinuehisvisioninthefutureandcontinuethework,"avisiblydistressedXiongsaid.Meanwhile,ChairpersonofCETC'sLaborUnionZhangPengsaidinaphoneinterviewwithCGTNthatZhouYuan,washeadingforNairobifromBeijing.Thecompany'semergencyresponseteamisalreadyinEthiopiaandstartedtoworkwiththeChinesediplomaticmissionthere,saidZhang,addingthatZhou'srelativesaregettingreadytotraveltotheEthiopiancapital."Westillcan'tbelievethishappened.Zhouwassodeartousall,"Zhangsaid."Wewishtoturnthegriefintosolidarity,andcontinuetoworkashardasZhoudid,includingontheBeltandRoadrelatedprojects."ChinasuspendsoperationsofBoeing737Max8Whatcausedthenewly-purchasedaircrafttocrashisnotyetknown,butSunday'saccidentisthesecondsuchfatalcrashinvolvingthesameplanemodelinfivemonths.InNovember2018,aBoeing737Max8operatedbyLionAircrashed13minutesaftertake-off,killingall189peopleonboard.China'sCivilAviationAuthorityonMondayordereddomesticairlinestogroundalltheirBoeing737MAX8s.Thereareanestimated96suchplanesoperatinginChina.EditorInChiefofChinesemagazineAerospaceKnowledgeWangYanansaidthatChina'smove,whichwasfollowedbysimilarannouncementsfromEthiopianAirlinesandCaymanAirlines,isnotanover-reaction."Thishascomefromahighsenseofresponsibilityforpassengers.Afterall,themodelhasseeninasimilarincidentwithsimilarconditionslessthansixmonthsago.Onecan'thelpbutdoubtwhetherthereisaconnectionthere,"Wangsaid."Butnoconclusioncouldbedrawnatthisearlystage,"Wangadded.JiangDandan(C)takespartinaflightmissioncoordinatingmeetinginYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch6,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanexercisesataphysicaltrainingcenterforflighttesterinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanwalksoutofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandan(R)discussesflight-testaffairswithacrewmemberinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanputsonclothestogotoworkinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalcityofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandancommunicateswithacolleagueabouttheflight-testaffairsinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch6,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanisseeninthecockpitofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanisseeninthecockpitofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanmakesupbeforegoingtoworkinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)

  TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)JiangDandan(C)takespartinaflightmissioncoordinatingmeetinginYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch6,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanexercisesataphysicaltrainingcenterforflighttesterinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanwalksoutofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandan(R)discussesflight-testaffairswithacrewmemberinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanputsonclothestogotoworkinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalcityofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandancommunicateswithacolleagueabouttheflight-testaffairsinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch6,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanisseeninthecockpitofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanisseeninthecockpitofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanmakesupbeforegoingtoworkinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)

  TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)JiangDandan(C)takespartinaflightmissioncoordinatingmeetinginYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch6,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanexercisesataphysicaltrainingcenterforflighttesterinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanwalksoutofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandan(R)discussesflight-testaffairswithacrewmemberinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanputsonclothestogotoworkinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalcityofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandancommunicateswithacolleagueabouttheflight-testaffairsinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch6,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanisseeninthecockpitofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanisseeninthecockpitofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanmakesupbeforegoingtoworkinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandan(C)takespartinaflightmissioncoordinatingmeetinginYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch6,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanexercisesataphysicaltrainingcenterforflighttesterinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanwalksoutofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandan(R)discussesflight-testaffairswithacrewmemberinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/ShaoRui)JiangDandanputsonclothestogotoworkinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalcityofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandancommunicateswithacolleagueabouttheflight-testaffairsinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch6,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanisseeninthecockpitofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanisseeninthecockpitofaflight-testingaircraftinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)JiangDandanmakesupbeforegoingtoworkinYanliangDistrictofXi'an,capitalofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince,onMarch5,2019.JiangDandan,29,isoneoftheyoungesttestpilotsinChinaandtheonlyfemaletestpilotforcommercialtransportaircraftscurrentlybeingtrainedattheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina,Ltd.Shewentthroughdozensofprofessionalcoursesand750hoursofflyingpracticeinsixyears.Attheendof2017,shebecameatestpilotandparticipatedinthetestflightsduringtheresearchanddevelopmentofARJ21-700,C919andothertypesofaircrafts.(Xinhua/LiuXiao)

  TheemployersoftheChinesepassengersaboardtheill-fatedEthiopianAirlinesflightET302haveexpressedshockanddismayattheirtragicpassingandbereavedfamilymembersleftChinaforAddisAbaba.EightChinesenationals,fivemenandthreewomen,wereamongthe157peopleaboardtheBoeing737Max8jetlinerthatwentdownminutesaftertakingofffromAddisAbabaonSunday.Thecrashkilledallthatonboardthejetliner.AmongtheChinesepassengersare32year-oldJinYetaofromtheAviationIndustryofChinaInternational(AVICINTL)and37-year-oldZhouYuanwithChinaElectronicTechnologyGroupCorporation(CETC).ThecompaniestoldCGTNonMondaythattheyareshockedanddeeplysaddenedovertheirdeath.VicePresidentofAVICINTLXiongTaosaidatapressconferencelateMondayafternoonthatJinwasworkingforthecompanyinSouthSudan,andhadacareergoalofbringingtechnologytoAfrica'syoungergeneration.HenotedthatJin'swifewasleavinglaterinthedayforAddisAbaba."Ourheartsarebrokenbythenews.Butwebelieveit'sourmissiontocontinuehisvisioninthefutureandcontinuethework,"avisiblydistressedXiongsaid.Meanwhile,ChairpersonofCETC'sLaborUnionZhangPengsaidinaphoneinterviewwithCGTNthatZhouYuan,washeadingforNairobifromBeijing.Thecompany'semergencyresponseteamisalreadyinEthiopiaandstartedtoworkwiththeChinesediplomaticmissionthere,saidZhang,addingthatZhou'srelativesaregettingreadytotraveltotheEthiopiancapital."Westillcan'tbelievethishappened.Zhouwassodeartousall,"Zhangsaid."Wewishtoturnthegriefintosolidarity,andcontinuetoworkashardasZhoudid,includingontheBeltandRoadrelatedprojects."ChinasuspendsoperationsofBoeing737Max8Whatcausedthenewly-purchasedaircrafttocrashisnotyetknown,butSunday'saccidentisthesecondsuchfatalcrashinvolvingthesameplanemodelinfivemonths.InNovember2018,aBoeing737Max8operatedbyLionAircrashed13minutesaftertake-off,killingall189peopleonboard.China'sCivilAviationAuthorityonMondayordereddomesticairlinestogroundalltheirBoeing737MAX8s.Thereareanestimated96suchplanesoperatinginChina.EditorInChiefofChinesemagazineAerospaceKnowledgeWangYanansaidthatChina'smove,whichwasfollowedbysimilarannouncementsfromEthiopianAirlinesandCaymanAirlines,isnotanover-reaction."Thishascomefromahighsenseofresponsibilityforpassengers.Afterall,themodelhasseeninasimilarincidentwithsimilarconditionslessthansixmonthsago.Onecan'thelpbutdoubtwhetherthereisaconnectionthere,"Wangsaid."Butnoconclusioncouldbedrawnatthisearlystage,"Wangadded.AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)Photoshowsthecubrestinginatreebeforelosingitsgripandmakingasuddendroptothefloorbelow.(Photo/IC)PhotographerSoniaRousseau,47,capturedtheimageswhilevisitingtheKichecheOlareMotorogiConservancyinKenyaearlierthisyear.Thecub'slimbsarestretchedoutinpreparationforhislanding.(Photo/IC)Photoshowsthelioncubmakingasuddendroptothefloor.(Photo/IC)Afterfeelingsorryforhimselfthecubdashedofftohisfatherwhotookthecub'sheadinhismassivejawsinawarrior-likedisplayofaffection.(Photo/IC)

  AbeefliesoverflowersatDongqiVillageofRong'anCountyinLiuzhou,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion,March9,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/TanKaixing)ChildrenblowbubblesamongcoleflowersatLiaojiangVillageofLiaojiangTownshipinZixing,centralChina'sHunanProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/ZhuXiaorong)AbeecollectshoneyonafloweratYanfengDistrictofHengyang,centralChina'sHunanProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/CaoZhengping)TouristsenjoysceneryamongcoleflowersatChongwantunofLuochengMulaoAutonomousCounty,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/WuYaorong)AerialphototakenonMarch10,2019showsblossomingcoleflowersatHuilongTownshipinZhongshanCounty,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/LiaoXiang)TouristsenjoyflowersatPingyuanVillageofShuangshanTownshipinBijie,southwestChina'sGuizhouProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/LuoDafu)TheemployersoftheChinesepassengersaboardtheill-fatedEthiopianAirlinesflightET302haveexpressedshockanddismayattheirtragicpassingandbereavedfamilymembersleftChinaforAddisAbaba.EightChinesenationals,fivemenandthreewomen,wereamongthe157peopleaboardtheBoeing737Max8jetlinerthatwentdownminutesaftertakingofffromAddisAbabaonSunday.Thecrashkilledallthatonboardthejetliner.AmongtheChinesepassengersare32year-oldJinYetaofromtheAviationIndustryofChinaInternational(AVICINTL)and37-year-oldZhouYuanwithChinaElectronicTechnologyGroupCorporation(CETC).ThecompaniestoldCGTNonMondaythattheyareshockedanddeeplysaddenedovertheirdeath.VicePresidentofAVICINTLXiongTaosaidatapressconferencelateMondayafternoonthatJinwasworkingforthecompanyinSouthSudan,andhadacareergoalofbringingtechnologytoAfrica'syoungergeneration.HenotedthatJin'swifewasleavinglaterinthedayforAddisAbaba."Ourheartsarebrokenbythenews.Butwebelieveit'sourmissiontocontinuehisvisioninthefutureandcontinuethework,"avisiblydistressedXiongsaid.Meanwhile,ChairpersonofCETC'sLaborUnionZhangPengsaidinaphoneinterviewwithCGTNthatZhouYuan,washeadingforNairobifromBeijing.Thecompany'semergencyresponseteamisalreadyinEthiopiaandstartedtoworkwiththeChinesediplomaticmissionthere,saidZhang,addingthatZhou'srelativesaregettingreadytotraveltotheEthiopiancapital."Westillcan'tbelievethishappened.Zhouwassodeartousall,"Zhangsaid."Wewishtoturnthegriefintosolidarity,andcontinuetoworkashardasZhoudid,includingontheBeltandRoadrelatedprojects."ChinasuspendsoperationsofBoeing737Max8Whatcausedthenewly-purchasedaircrafttocrashisnotyetknown,butSunday'saccidentisthesecondsuchfatalcrashinvolvingthesameplanemodelinfivemonths.InNovember2018,aBoeing737Max8operatedbyLionAircrashed13minutesaftertake-off,killingall189peopleonboard.China'sCivilAviationAuthorityonMondayordereddomesticairlinestogroundalltheirBoeing737MAX8s.Thereareanestimated96suchplanesoperatinginChina.EditorInChiefofChinesemagazineAerospaceKnowledgeWangYanansaidthatChina'smove,whichwasfollowedbysimilarannouncementsfromEthiopianAirlinesandCaymanAirlines,isnotanover-reaction."Thishascomefromahighsenseofresponsibilityforpassengers.Afterall,themodelhasseeninasimilarincidentwithsimilarconditionslessthansixmonthsago.Onecan'thelpbutdoubtwhetherthereisaconnectionthere,"Wangsaid."Butnoconclusioncouldbedrawnatthisearlystage,"Wangadded.TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)TheconstructionsiteoftheTeslaGigafactory,aTeslafactoryinShanghai,China,March7,2019.TheU.S.electriccarmakerbrokegroundontheShanghaifactoryinJanuary.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/ZhangHengwei)

  TheemployersoftheChinesepassengersaboardtheill-fatedEthiopianAirlinesflightET302haveexpressedshockanddismayattheirtragicpassingandbereavedfamilymembersleftChinaforAddisAbaba.EightChinesenationals,fivemenandthreewomen,wereamongthe157peopleaboardtheBoeing737Max8jetlinerthatwentdownminutesaftertakingofffromAddisAbabaonSunday.Thecrashkilledallthatonboardthejetliner.AmongtheChinesepassengersare32year-oldJinYetaofromtheAviationIndustryofChinaInternational(AVICINTL)and37-year-oldZhouYuanwithChinaElectronicTechnologyGroupCorporation(CETC).ThecompaniestoldCGTNonMondaythattheyareshockedanddeeplysaddenedovertheirdeath.VicePresidentofAVICINTLXiongTaosaidatapressconferencelateMondayafternoonthatJinwasworkingforthecompanyinSouthSudan,andhadacareergoalofbringingtechnologytoAfrica'syoungergeneration.HenotedthatJin'swifewasleavinglaterinthedayforAddisAbaba."Ourheartsarebrokenbythenews.Butwebelieveit'sourmissiontocontinuehisvisioninthefutureandcontinuethework,"avisiblydistressedXiongsaid.Meanwhile,ChairpersonofCETC'sLaborUnionZhangPengsaidinaphoneinterviewwithCGTNthatZhouYuan,washeadingforNairobifromBeijing.Thecompany'semergencyresponseteamisalreadyinEthiopiaandstartedtoworkwiththeChinesediplomaticmissionthere,saidZhang,addingthatZhou'srelativesaregettingreadytotraveltotheEthiopiancapital."Westillcan'tbelievethishappened.Zhouwassodeartousall,"Zhangsaid."Wewishtoturnthegriefintosolidarity,andcontinuetoworkashardasZhoudid,includingontheBeltandRoadrelatedprojects."ChinasuspendsoperationsofBoeing737Max8Whatcausedthenewly-purchasedaircrafttocrashisnotyetknown,butSunday'saccidentisthesecondsuchfatalcrashinvolvingthesameplanemodelinfivemonths.InNovember2018,aBoeing737Max8operatedbyLionAircrashed13minutesaftertake-off,killingall189peopleonboard.China'sCivilAviationAuthorityonMondayordereddomesticairlinestogroundalltheirBoeing737MAX8s.Thereareanestimated96suchplanesoperatinginChina.EditorInChiefofChinesemagazineAerospaceKnowledgeWangYanansaidthatChina'smove,whichwasfollowedbysimilarannouncementsfromEthiopianAirlinesandCaymanAirlines,isnotanover-reaction."Thishascomefromahighsenseofresponsibilityforpassengers.Afterall,themodelhasseeninasimilarincidentwithsimilarconditionslessthansixmonthsago.Onecan'thelpbutdoubtwhetherthereisaconnectionthere,"Wangsaid."Butnoconclusioncouldbedrawnatthisearlystage,"Wangadded.AbeefliesoverflowersatDongqiVillageofRong'anCountyinLiuzhou,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion,March9,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/TanKaixing)ChildrenblowbubblesamongcoleflowersatLiaojiangVillageofLiaojiangTownshipinZixing,centralChina'sHunanProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/ZhuXiaorong)AbeecollectshoneyonafloweratYanfengDistrictofHengyang,centralChina'sHunanProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/CaoZhengping)TouristsenjoysceneryamongcoleflowersatChongwantunofLuochengMulaoAutonomousCounty,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/WuYaorong)AerialphototakenonMarch10,2019showsblossomingcoleflowersatHuilongTownshipinZhongshanCounty,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/LiaoXiang)TouristsenjoyflowersatPingyuanVillageofShuangshanTownshipinBijie,southwestChina'sGuizhouProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/LuoDafu)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)AhoarfrostturnstreesintoanaturalwonderonasnowfieldinFuyunCounty,NorthwestChina'sXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,March11,2019.Thecountyhasincreaseditseffortstodeveloptourismprojectsusingitsrichsnowandiceresources.(Photo:ChinaNewsService/HuJinliang)

  Photoshowsthecubrestinginatreebeforelosingitsgripandmakingasuddendroptothefloorbelow.(Photo/IC)PhotographerSoniaRousseau,47,capturedtheimageswhilevisitingtheKichecheOlareMotorogiConservancyinKenyaearlierthisyear.Thecub'slimbsarestretchedoutinpreparationforhislanding.(Photo/IC)Photoshowsthelioncubmakingasuddendroptothefloor.(Photo/IC)Afterfeelingsorryforhimselfthecubdashedofftohisfatherwhotookthecub'sheadinhismassivejawsinawarrior-likedisplayofaffection.(Photo/IC)AbeefliesoverflowersatDongqiVillageofRong'anCountyinLiuzhou,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion,March9,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/TanKaixing)ChildrenblowbubblesamongcoleflowersatLiaojiangVillageofLiaojiangTownshipinZixing,centralChina'sHunanProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/ZhuXiaorong)AbeecollectshoneyonafloweratYanfengDistrictofHengyang,centralChina'sHunanProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/CaoZhengping)TouristsenjoysceneryamongcoleflowersatChongwantunofLuochengMulaoAutonomousCounty,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/WuYaorong)AerialphototakenonMarch10,2019showsblossomingcoleflowersatHuilongTownshipinZhongshanCounty,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/LiaoXiang)TouristsenjoyflowersatPingyuanVillageofShuangshanTownshipinBijie,southwestChina'sGuizhouProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/LuoDafu)AbeefliesoverflowersatDongqiVillageofRong'anCountyinLiuzhou,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion,March9,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/TanKaixing)ChildrenblowbubblesamongcoleflowersatLiaojiangVillageofLiaojiangTownshipinZixing,centralChina'sHunanProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/ZhuXiaorong)AbeecollectshoneyonafloweratYanfengDistrictofHengyang,centralChina'sHunanProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/CaoZhengping)TouristsenjoysceneryamongcoleflowersatChongwantunofLuochengMulaoAutonomousCounty,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/WuYaorong)AerialphototakenonMarch10,2019showsblossomingcoleflowersatHuilongTownshipinZhongshanCounty,southChina'sGuangxiZhuangAutonomousRegion.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/LiaoXiang)TouristsenjoyflowersatPingyuanVillageofShuangshanTownshipinBijie,southwestChina'sGuizhouProvince,March10,2019.Theblossomingflowersheraldthearrivalofspring.(Xinhua/LuoDafu)

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