Nineteen people are dead after a TransAsia airplane crashed this morning in a river in Taipei.
TransAsia Flight GE 235 crashed shortly after takeoff at around 11am, plunging into the Keelung River in Taipei’s south harbor after one of its wings collided with a highway and a taxi. The crash was caught on tape by a dash-cam.
Aside from the 12 fatalities, 18 people are injured while 31 people remain unaccounted for.
Flight GE 235 was scheduled to fly to the island of Quemoy, located off the coast of Fujian.
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UPDATE 1, February 4, 2:54pm: CCTV reports the number of fatalities have risen to 13.
UPDATE 2, Februrary 5, 10:22am: After a night of recovery efforts, the new number of fatalities stands at 31. Meanwhile, 17 people are listed as injured, and 12 people remain missing.