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[BREAKING] TRANSASIA PLANE CRASHES IN A RIVER IN TAIWAN

Regional airline TransAsia has crash landed into the Keelung river in Taipei, Taiwan, after a failed liftoff from Taipei Songshan Airport. News media reported that there were 58 people onboard the ATR72-600 when it crashed. The crash has left at least 10 people injured.

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TRANSASIA FLIGHT CRASHES IN TAIWAN, AT LEAST 45 DEAD

At least 45 people were killed in a plane crash in Taiwan on Wednesday, officials said, with local television reporting the flight had smashed into two houses after an aborted landing. Authorities said Taiwanese airline TransAsia Airways flight GE222, with 58 on board, crashed near Magong airport on the outlying Penghu island after having requested a second attempt to land. Television images showed firefighters working at site of the mangled wreckage and soldiers on the scene.

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