Airframe details for Transasia Airways GE222


ATR 72-212A B-22810, operated by Transasia Airways, was the aircraft that crashed while trying to land at Makung today. The aircraft, s/n 642, first flew in June 2000 and was delivered to Transasia Airways in July 2000.

Transasia now operates a fleet of 9 ATR 72s.

According to Aviation Week Fleet Intelligence Network's Fleet database, this accident represents the 24th hull loss of an ATR 72. More than 700 ATR 72s have been built since 1988.

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