Plane Crashes Into Taiwan River Both Engines Failed Before the  Crash

Plane Crashes Into Taiwan River Both Engines Failed Before the Crash

A TransAsia Airways flight GE235 has crashed into a Taipei river leaving 22 people dead and dozens injured.

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Rescue personnel work to free passengers from a TransAsia ATR 72-600 turboprop plane that crash-landed into a river outside Taiwan’s capital Taipei on tody Photo: Getty

A plane with 58 people on board has crashed into a river after hitting a bridge in Taiwan’s capital Taipei, leaving at least 22 people dead.

One of the engines of the ATR 71-600 went idle just 37 seconds after take-off, before the aircraft dropped out of the sky, narrowly avoiding apartment buildings and leaving at least 35 people dead. read more

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