At least nine killed when TransAsia plane crashes into Taiwan river

taiwan airplane in water

By Faith Hung and Michael Gold TAIPEI (Reuters) – At least nine people were killed and dozens were unaccounted for after a Taiwanese TransAsia Airways plane with 58 passengers and crew on board crash-landed in a Taipei river on Wednesday, officials and domestic media said.

Television footage showed passengers wearing life jackets wading and swimming clear of the river. Other Taiwanese government authorities said the plane was carrying 58 passengers and crew, including 31 tourists from mainland…



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