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TransAsia probed for breach of new safety rules

Pilots might not have met the minimum transit time requirements: aviation official

Log book entries showed the pilots of the crashed TransAsia ATR 72 plane might have spent just 20 minutes at the gate in Kinmen while fuel was added, before returning to Taipei.


TAIWAN aviation officials are examining whether pilots of a TransAsia Airways Corp's turboprop that crashed on Wednesday breached new regulations aimed at forcing them to take more time to conduct pre-flight checks.

Authorities are probing if pilots met the minimum transit...

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