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Taiwan crash: bad weather not to blame

Black boxes have been found, will be examined soon

Published Thu, Jul 24, 2014 · 10:00 PM
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[TAIPEI] Taiwan authorities said yesterday that it was unlikely bad weather was the cause of the crash of a TransAsia Airways turboprop plane the previous day in which 48 people, including two French nationals, were killed.

The plane, a 70-seat ATR 72, crashed near the runway while trying to land on the small island of Penghu, west of Taiwan island, after a typhoon had passed earlier in the day.

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