At least 19 killed as TransAsia plane crashes in Taiwan river

TAIPEI: Nineteen of the 58 people on board a TransAsia plane were killed after it crash landed in a Taipei river, a TV station reported on Wednesday.

Earlier, the government had said at least two people were killed in the incident, while civil aeronautics authorities put the number of those rescued at about 16. Thirty-one mainland Chinese tourists were among those on board, Taiwan’s tourism bureau said.
A passenger plane with 58 people on board plunged into a river outside Taiwan’s capital Taipei Wednesday, with 17 people rescued and dozens trapped inside, according to television reports.

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