TransAsia Airways has canceled 90 scheduled flights and is sending all its active ATR pilots for retraining under the scrutiny of Taiwan’s Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA), following the fatal crash of an ATR 72-600 last week. The turboprop aircraft, carrying 53 passengers and five crew, crashed into a river in Taipei on Feb. 4 just over three minutes after taking off. The death toll stands at 40 people, including the two pilots. Fifteen passengers survived the crash, leaving ...

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