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AT76, vicinity Taipei Songshan Taiwan, 2015

21 Aug 2017
On 4 February 2015, an ATR72-600 (B-22816) being operated by TransAsia Airways on a scheduled domestic passenger flight from Taipei Songshan to Kinmen as GE235 in day VMC crashed out of control into the Keelung River in central Taipei three minutes after take-off. Having flown close to several high buildings, near to impact, it passed low over a road bridge and one wing struck a moving taxi injuring both occupants, one seriously. The aircraft was destroyed and there were 43 occupant fatalities including all 3 flight crew and one of the two cabin crew. 14 of the remaining occupants sustained serious injuries and one sustained minor injuries. Some railings and a light pole at the edge of the bridge were also damaged.

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