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8 hrs ago | South China Morning Post
Investigators unseal the crash site at Xixi village, Penghu, yesterday, while soldiers in protective gear spray the area with disinfectant.
Initial inquiries done by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade found that there were no Australian on board the crashed TransAsia Airways Flight GE222.
Details are slowly starting to emerge from the MH 17 disaster a week back as Russian separatists begin to ease their grip on the crash site.
The 10 survivors of Taiwan's worst air disaster in more than a decade include a 34-year-old woman who called her father after scrambling from the wreckage and seeking help at a nearby home.
Bereaved relatives of passengers killed when a TransAsia Airways plane crashed on Taiwan's resort island of Penghu on Wednesday night have one question: who gave the go-ahead for it to take off in bad weather? Forty-eight people died when the ATR-72 twin-engine turboprop short-haul plane, carrying 54 passengers and four crew members, ploughed into ... (more)
The civil aviation industry has suffered one of its worst weeks ever, with the loss of three airliners on three continents.
Chairman of SIGMU Group Lin Shiaw-shinn , the parent company of TransAsia Airways yesterday apologized for the crash of flight GE222 that caused the deaths of 48 passengers and injured 10 people near Magong Airport on Penghu Island on Wednesday night.
An Air Algeria-operated MD83 carrying 116 passengers and crew disappeared en route from Burkina Faso in Africa to Algiers, the aircraft's owner said.
The assault is understood to have kept the warden in hospital for about five nights before he was sent home this week.
Bangkok Airways will turn Chiang Mai into its third airport hub and use it as a stepping stone to boost its coverage of Myanmar.
The typhoon that downed a jet in Taiwan late Wednesday, leaving as many as 47 dead, was the weaker of two severe storms to lash China's east coast over the past week.
The type of aircraft that crashed in Taiwan on Wednesday is a "highly stable" plane able to land and take off on short runways, according to an aviation expert.
A TransAsia Airways passenger plane crashed Wednesday into residential buildings in an emergency landing, killing 51 people, the Taiwan news agency reports.
A domestic TransAsia Airways plane crashed on landing on an island off the west coast of tyhoon-hit Taiwan on Wednesday, killing 47 people, the Civil Aeronautics Administration said.
Updated: Sun Jul 27, 2014 03:36 pm
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