Rescuers pull a Passenger out of the TransAsia Airways ATR Plane which Crash Landed in a River in New Taipei City
Airlines : TransAsia Airways
Aircraft : ATR 72 Plane
ATR 72-600 Aircraft
City : New Taipei City
At least 11 people were killed and up to 19 were missing after a Taiwanese TransAsia Airways Plane with 58 passengers and crew on board Crashed into a river shortly after taking off from a downtown Taipei Airport on Wednesday, officials said.
As many as 28 people however appeared to have escaped miraculously from the Crash after the Plane lurched sickeningly between buildings, clipped an overpass with its port-side wing and Crashed upside down in the shallow river.
A TransAsia Plane carrying 58 passengers, including five crew members, Crashes in a river in Taiwan’s capital.
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A Taiwanese TransAsia Airways Plane with 58 passengers and crew on board Crash-landed in a Taipei river on Wednesday.
TransAsia Airways Flight Crashes Near Taipei Into Keelung River; 2 Killed
A TransAsia Airways Corp. turboprop Plane Crashed into Keelung River near Taipei with the Aircraft losing contact after takeoff. It was the second accident in less than a year for the Taiwanese Airline.
Flight GE 235 from Taipei to Kinmen Crashed at about 10:45 a.m. local time, Thomas Wang, a spokesman for the Aviation Safety Council said. At least one person died from the accident, the National Fire Agency public relations officer Lin Kuan-cheng said by phone.
Ten people were rescued and 40 people were injured in the Crash, Apple Daily reported. The Plane had 53 passengers and five crew, it said. TransAsia spokeswoman Frankie Fang was unable to confirm how many people were on board the ATR-72 Aircraft, a propeller Plane made by Toulouse, France-based ATR. She also gave no information on any fatalities.
A TransAsia turboprop Plane had Crashed in July last year, killing 48 people. That Plane went down after the Pilots couldn’t find the runway seconds before their Aircraft slammed on Taiwan’s outlying Penghu islands, according to the accident report. Ten people survived that Crash, which was also an ATR 72 twin-engine turbo-propeller Aircraft.
Flight 235 lost contact after takeoff, Taiwan’s Civil Aeronautics Administration said. Two tour groups from mainland China with 31 members were aboard the Crashed TransAsia Flight, according to a text message from Taiwan’s tourism bureau.
Mohini Porwal [ B Sc]
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