to pass. The plane landed nose-first and broke in two at the start of the tarmac, witnesses said. Friday June 23 10:05 AM ET China Plane Crash Deaths Rise to 51 beijing (AP) - The death toll from the crash of a Chinese airliner rose to 51 Friday, with state media saying seven people on the. Alaska Airlines has seven days to reply to the FAA's proposed suspension. United has been in contract negotiations with its pilots, but the airline spokesman said Saturday's problems did not appear to be related to any labor dispute. Near the town of Tury-en-Valois near Senlis, a town 30 miles north of Paris.