5 killed in east China as rainmaking plane crashes into farmhouse

Five people were killed on Monday when the plane they were in crashed in a residential area of eastern China during a cloud seeding flight.Three farmhouses were damaged and a villager was injured when the Beechcraft B300 King Air 350 twin-turboprop operated by Beidahuang General Aviation crashed in Jian county, Jiangxi at 3.19pm, the provincial meteorological bureau said in a statement.Its director, Zhan Fengxing, said in an interview with Red Star News that the victims included a member of his…