Ten TransAsia Pilots Fail Engine-Out Test

BEIJING—Ten of the 49 pilots from Taiwan-based TransAsia Airways who attempted an oral test on handling ATR 72 aircraft in the event of engine failure have been suspended from flying. A week after one of the carrier’s ATR 72s crashed shortly after takeoff from Taipei’s Shansong airport, the island’s...
Bradley Perrett

Bradley Perrett covered China, Japan, South Korea and Australia. He is a Mandarin-speaking Australian.

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