Taiwan Plane Crash Leaves over 40 Dead

World | July 23, 2014, Wednesday // 17:06| Views: 947 | Comments: 0
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A TransAsia Airways passenger plane with 54 passengers on board crashed after a failed emergency landing in Taiwan.

More than 40 people are feared dead, with CNN announcing a death toll of 45 on the basis of reports of Taiwan's Central News Agency.

ABC News informs that the plane crash claimed 51 lives and left 7 injured.

The plane had 54 passengers and 4 crew members on board.

The aircraft crashed near Magong airport on the Penghu Island late on Wednesday.

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