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51 Killed In Taiwan Crash

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51 Killed In Taiwan Crash

A twin-engine turboprop ATR-72 regional airliner operated by TransAsia Airways crashed in Taiwan at about 7 p.m. local time on Tuesday while attempting to make an emergency landing. According to early news reports, the aircraft hit some buildings on the approach to the airport. There were 54 passengers and 4 flight crew on board; 51 were killed and 7 suffered injuries. TransAsia Airways is a Taiwanese airline that makes mostly domestic flights. According to CNN, a typhoon had just passed through the area and visibility was poor at the time of the crash. FULL STORY

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