Ferrari Crash (March 2012)

(Events) — In March 2012, there was a fatal car crash involving a Ferrari, that was driven by the son of party official close to President Hu Jintao. Within hours of the crash, photos were deleted off the Internet and searches of "Ferrari" were blocked. For more information, please see:

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  • 2012-03-18: Media reports Ling Gu, son of CPCs Ling Jihua, killed in car crash
  • 2012-03-19: Reports that searches for 'Ferrari' (法拉利) blocked on Sina Weibo
  • 2012-03-20: Global times deletes article on Ferrari crash