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Transasia Airways plane crashes on landing in Taiwan, 51 dead

Transasia Airways plane crashes on landing in Taiwan, 51 dead A Transasia Airways plane crashed while making an emergency landing in Taiwan on Wednesday, killing 51 people, Taiwan’s Central News Agency.

The news agency cited the head of the fire department in the Taiwanese county of Penghu as saying that seven people were also injured in the crash.

The report cited the Civil Aviation Administration as saying the flight crashed on Wednesday with 54 passengers and four flight crew and was operated by a Taiwanese airline, TransAsia Airways.

The report said the plane likely crashed when an attempt to make an emergency landing in the city of Magong.

– PTI