Live: Rescue and Removing Aircraft - Crashing an ATR 72-600 Transasia Airways
During this day, a ATR 72-600 Transasia Airways crashed into a river shortly after take-off. The aircraft was to operate the GE-235 domestic flight on the Taipei Songshan - Kinmen Shang-Yi route, but collapsed at approximately 10: 55, local time, in the Keelung River. The aircraft took off from the 10 runway of Taipei-Sung Shan Airport, at 10: 51, with 58 of persons on board (53 of passengers and 5 crew members).
Below you can watch the rescue operation and take the aircraft out of the water live. In this operation, 165 persons participate according to statements made by the Taiwanese Minister of Defense.
Until this time, 18: 26 Romania time, the number of deceased has reached 26, and 17 persons are missing! 15 people have survived and are hospitalized for medical care.
The news is being updated