Taiwan is investigating the crash of a TransAsia Airways ATR 72 in weather that was bad but considered acceptable for the landing that the pilots were attempting. Of 58 people aboard, 48 died. The aircraft crashed short of the runway at Makong in the Penghu Islands at 7:30 p.m. local time July 23 after a flight from Kaohsiung. The pilots were making their second landing attempt. Although a typhoon had passed over Taiwan that day, weather reports showed that conditions on the Penghu Islands ...
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