Taiwan TransAsia Airways Plane Crash Kills More Than 40 People

Date: 23-07-2014 4:25 pm (9 years ago) | Author: CLARA JANCITA
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A passenger plane has crashed after a failed emergency landing in Taiwan, killing more than 40 people,
The domestic TransAsia Airways flight crashed near Magong airport on the outlying Penghu island, reports said.
There were a total of 54 passengers and four crew on board,
Aviation officials said flight GE222 aborted its initial landing and then crashed,
Transport minister Yeh Kuang-Shih said that 47 people were killed and 11 were injured
The agency previously said that 51 were feared killed, citing fire department officials.
The ATR 72 turboprop aircraft departed from the southern municipality of Kaohsiung at 17:43 local time (09:43 GMT), but lost contact with controllers at 19:06,
The plane was found at Penghu island's Xixi village in flames,
David Vargas, a spokesman for the manufacturer ATR, told us: "We are aware of the crash. We are trying to get more information and confirm what went wrong."
Earlier on Wednesday, Taiwan was battered by strong winds and rain from a tropical storm, Typhoon Matmo


Posted: at 23-07-2014 04:25 PM (9 years ago) | Hero
- liljerome at 23-07-2014 04:28 PM (9 years ago)
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May there souls rest in peace
Posted: at 23-07-2014 04:28 PM (9 years ago) | Newbie
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- obiomacharity at 23-07-2014 04:47 PM (9 years ago)
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May their gentle souls rest in perfect peace.   Amen
Posted: at 23-07-2014 04:47 PM (9 years ago) | Upcoming
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- winace at 23-07-2014 04:58 PM (9 years ago)
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Na wetin cum dey happen wit plane crash o. Na wa o
Posted: at 23-07-2014 04:58 PM (9 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- orekiata at 23-07-2014 05:42 PM (9 years ago)
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Malaysia yesterday Taiwan today, God pls have mercy
Posted: at 23-07-2014 05:42 PM (9 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- cocoeni at 23-07-2014 06:11 PM (9 years ago)
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Nawaooo  Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked RIP to de dead.
Posted: at 23-07-2014 06:11 PM (9 years ago) | Hero
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- seveneleven at 23-07-2014 07:10 PM (9 years ago)
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RIP.. hell fire go don full oo
Posted: at 23-07-2014 07:10 PM (9 years ago) | Upcoming
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- schmit at 23-07-2014 07:36 PM (9 years ago)
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R.I.P
Posted: at 23-07-2014 07:36 PM (9 years ago) | Hero
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- Noble12 at 23-07-2014 08:32 PM (9 years ago)
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bad.
Posted: at 23-07-2014 08:32 PM (9 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- beneno at 23-07-2014 09:41 PM (9 years ago)
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RIP
Posted: at 23-07-2014 09:41 PM (9 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- Freshlycrazy at 23-07-2014 10:11 PM (9 years ago)
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...RIP to d dead...
Posted: at 23-07-2014 10:11 PM (9 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- chicco77 at 23-07-2014 10:51 PM (9 years ago)
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RIP to the dead
Posted: at 23-07-2014 10:51 PM (9 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- EVERYBODY at 24-07-2014 02:05 AM (9 years ago)
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WHY BE SEY AIR PLAN DEY CRASH SO MUCH NOW BUT THOSE ONCE OUR GOVERNORS AND GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS DEY TIV MONEY DEY BUY NO DEY CRASH NA?Huh?
Posted: at 24-07-2014 02:05 AM (9 years ago) | Upcoming
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- folusunshine at 24-07-2014 10:09 AM (9 years ago)
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WHY BE SEY AIR PLAN DEY CRASH SO MUCH NOW BUT THOSE ONCE OUR GOVERNORS AND GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS DEY TIV MONEY DEY BUY NO DEY CRASH NA?Huh?

Abi ooo
Posted: at 24-07-2014 10:09 AM (9 years ago) | Newbie
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- osamabinladin at 24-07-2014 10:24 AM (9 years ago)
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RIP !
Posted: at 24-07-2014 10:24 AM (9 years ago) | Hero
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- lydianaamann at 24-07-2014 10:59 AM (9 years ago)
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hey, dis is telling everyone dat is stil alive that is time for the Almight God to arrived. Pls u all shd repent n give yr life to God, May their soul rest in peace.
Posted: at 24-07-2014 10:59 AM (9 years ago) | Newbie
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- Nicksam at 24-07-2014 11:10 AM (9 years ago)
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SAD NEWS I HARD THAT YESTERDAY MAY THEY SOULS REST IN PEACE
Posted: at 24-07-2014 11:10 AM (9 years ago) | Hero
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- bishop5 at 24-07-2014 03:38 PM (9 years ago)
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RIP D DEAD
Posted: at 24-07-2014 03:38 PM (9 years ago) | Upcoming
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- deboalabi262 at 24-07-2014 03:41 PM (9 years ago)
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 Sad Sad Sad Sad Sad

Posted: at 24-07-2014 03:41 PM (9 years ago) | Hero
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- elchymo at 26-08-2015 06:12 AM (8 years ago)
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RIP
Posted: at 26-08-2015 06:12 AM (8 years ago) | Hero
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