Rescue workers and firefighters search through the wreckage of TransAsia Airways Flight GE222 after it crashed near the airport at Magong on the Penghu island chain on July 24.
The TransAsia Airways ATR 72-500 turboprop that crashed in Taiwan Wednesday had aborted its first landing and was attempting a go-around when it went down in a village near Magong Airport, according to Taiwan Civil Aeronautics Administration DG Jean Shen. Taiwanese officials are putting the death toll from the crash at 47, a downward revision from earlier estimates of 51 killed initially made by firefighters at the scene. The 14-year-old ATR 72-500, operating as flight GE222, was carrying 54 ...
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