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Its an E-190 regional passenger plane, built by Brazilian aerospace conglomerate Embraer.
Embraer is the third-largest commercial aircraft manufacturer in the world. The series entered production in 2002, and is highly regarded, by airlines for its low fuel use and ease of maintenance. The E-190 can carry a maximum of 108 passengers.
|File photo taken in December of 2009 in Xiaoshan airport of east China's |
Zhejiang Province shows an EMBRAER ERJ-190 of Henan Airlines. It's the same
model of the accident plane in Yichun, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province.
A passenger plane with more than 90 people on board overshot the runway at
the airport of Yichun City on August 24, 2010, sources said. (Xinhua File
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