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Eight dead after plane crash

Eight people are dead, and the death toll is rising, after a plane belonging to TransAsia Airways hit a bridge and crashed into a river in Taipei City, Taiwan.

The plane also hit a taxi as it flew into the river and the driver was taken to hospital.

The twin engine machine was en route to Kinmen Island with 53 passengers and five crew. The rescue is continuing.


Greg Wattam
Greg has had a radio career spanning over 20 years. He has worked in China, the USA, Australia and New Zealand. Greg started his career at Radio Windy in Wellington and was on the first privately-owned FM radio station in Hawkes Bay. He is also an award-winning chef.
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