QUICK LINKS:

Report: Plane crashes in Taiwan, killing 51 people

Created: 07/23/2014 10:54 AM WHEC.com
By: Associated Press

Taiwan's Central News Agency says a plane has crashed in a failed emergency landing, killing 51 people.
    
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.
    
The report says the plane likely crashed when an attempt to make an emergency landing in the city of Magong.





News10NBC/WHEC-TV welcomes your opinion and interaction on our website, but please remember to keep it clean. If you're advertising for another business, being profane, vulgar or slanderous your post will be deleted. By commenting on this website, you agree that anything you post may be used, along with your name and profile picture, in accordance with our Privacy Policy and the license you have granted pursuant to our Terms of Use. Comments are not pre-screened before they posted.

Rochester

Broken Clouds
62°
64° | 45°
  • Feels like: 62° F
  • Wind: WSW 24mph
  • Humidity: 67%
  • Sun Mix of sun and clouds
    53° | 45°
  • Mon More sun than clouds
    57° | 39°
  • Tue Thunderstorms early
    70° | 52°
  • Wed Mostly cloudy
    60° | 55°