Amazing photo of plane crash in Taipei
A TransAsia Airways Corp. turboprop plane crashed into Keelung River near Taipei today, Thomas Wang, a spokesman for the Aviation Safety Council said.
Flight GE 235 from Taipei to Kinmen crashed at about 10:45 a.m. local time, according to Wang. Ten people were rescued and 40 people were injured in today’s crash, Apple Daily reported. The plane had 53 passengers and five crew, it said.
It’s not known how many people were on board the ATR-72 aircraft, a propeller plane made by Toulouse, France-based ATR. It’s reported that at least 10 people were taken to the hospital, local media TVBS reported.
A TransAsia turboprop plane crashed in July last year, killing 48 people.