Formosa Airlines agreed to pay the equivalent of US$245,000 to the families of each of 16 people who died Aug. 10 in the crash of a Formosa Dornier 228 on the offshore island of Matsu. The airline made earlier payments of $14,000 to each family for funeral costs and consolation. The aircraft crashed making an approach at Tatao Airport, Matsu, on a flight from Taipei. After the accident, Taiwan's Civil Aviation Administration required Formosa Airlines to suspend Taipei-Matsu service, ...


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