Multiple Passengers Killed in TransAsia Airways Bridge Crash Dashcam footage captures crash

by Gabrielle Bluestone
A small TransAsia flight crashed into a Taipei harbor Wednesday, injuring "a number" of the estimated 53 passengers who are still reportedly awaiting rescue.
Flight GE 235 crashed shortly after takeoff, via the Straits Times:
The ATR-72 turboprop aircraft with 58 onboard was flying from Taipei to the offshore island of Kinmen when it crashed into the Keelung River after apparently ramming into a highway viaduct, Taiwan's Central News Agency (CNA) said. Taiwan's United Daily News said about 10 people have been sent to hospital, and more than 40 are still awaiting rescue.
The New Taipei City Fire Department has despatched five rescue teams, equipped with speed boats, to the accident site near the Nanyang Bridge in Xizhi district, CNA said.
It's also the second TransAsia crash this year—48 people died in July when Flight 222 crashed in a storm just outside of Penghu.

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