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TransAsia crash: Dashcam Video Shows the Crashing of Taiwan Passenger Plane into Taiwan River where 23 are dead, 15 injured, 20 Missing

04 Feb
TransAsia crash: Dashcam Video Shows the Crashing of Taiwan Passenger Plane into Taiwan River where 19 are dead, 15 injured, 24 awaiting rescue

These images were captured as the plane careered over an elevated road

 

UPDATE: According to Taiwan official News Agency CNA, at least 23 people are feared dead, 15 injured, 20 missing after a TransAsia Airways plane clipped a bridge and crashed into a river near the Taiwanese capital, Taipei.

The plane was carrying five crew and 53 passengers, including 31 tourists from the south-eastern Chinese city of Xiamen.

 

Below is a Dashcam footage showing how the Taiwan plane crashed!

 

 

AFP reports on the Taiwan passenger Plane crash

 

 

IMAGES from the crash-site [By BBC]

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Rescuers believe several people are trapped near the head of the plane

 

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Rescuers believe several people are trapped near the head of the plane

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The military is helping in the rescue effort

 

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An injured passenger is escorted up the river bank by one of the rescue workers

 

Google map showing the crash site

 

Search and rescue effort continues.

 
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Posted by on February 4, 2015 in Global News

 

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