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Taiwan jet plunges into river; at least 23 dead

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Stills taken from an amateur video shot by a motorist show the TransAsia Airways plane plunging into a river after veering to the side and clipping a road bridge in Taiwan.

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Stills taken from an amateur video shot by a motorist show the TransAsia Airways plane plunging into a river after veering to the side and clipping a road bridge in Taiwan.

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Stills taken from an amateur video shot by a motorist show the TransAsia Airways plane plunging into a river after veering to the side and clipping a road bridge in Taiwan.

Taipei

AT least 23 people were killed on Wednesday when a turboprop passenger plane operated by TransAsia Airways clipped a road bridge and plunged into a river in Taiwan, in the airline's second crash in just seven months.

Dramatic amateur video footage showed the TransAsia ATR 72

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