Domestic passenger flight crashes in Taiwan with 58 people aboard: TV

The tail section of TransAsia Airways flight GE222 which crashed in July 2014.

TAIPEI - A passenger plane with 58 people on board plunged into a river outside Taiwan’s capital Taipei Wednesday, with 10 people rescued and dozens trapped inside, according to television reports.

The TransAsia ATR 72-600 turboprop plane was on a domestic flight when it hit a road bridge before ploughing into the river, the reports said.

Rescuers were trying to reach the trapped passengers, they said.

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