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TransAsia flight crashes during emergency landing

July 23, 2014, Taipei, Taiwan - Taiwan's Central News Agency says a plane has crashed in a failed emergency landing, killing 51 people.


July 23, 2014
By The Associated Press

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

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