Their bodies were found in the wreckage of a helicopter which was found 24 hours later after it went missing in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. The deceased, were both pilots for its owner.
The helicopter belongs to a local company organising helicopter tours. Guilin General Aviation Company said the helicopter took off from Guilin yesterday and was headed to Beihai in Guangxi.
It lost contact with the ground about an hour later over Guilin's Yongfu County. The wreckage, along with the pilots' bodies, was discovered in a mountainous area of Yongfu, according to the company.