Plane Crash Lands In Taiwan, Killing 51 People
TAIPEI, TAIWAN (CBS/AP) — Taiwan’s Central News Agency says a plane has crashed in a failed emergency landing, killing 51 people and injuring seven more.
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.
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