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TransAsia flight crashes in river in Taiwan - 11 dead

Post by rajagainstthemachine » Wed, 04 Feb 2015 4:26 pm

http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/02/ ... 8520150204" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

great news for Airlines this year NOT. :???:
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Post by Barnsley » Wed, 04 Feb 2015 4:48 pm

These guys are getting a reputation .... 2nd crash in 2 years.
Life is short, paddle harder!!

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Re: TransAsia flight crashes in river in Taiwan - 11 dead

Post by the lynx » Wed, 04 Feb 2015 5:05 pm

As long as they don't try to rival MAS's kill rate...

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Re: TransAsia flight crashes in river in Taiwan - 11 dead

Post by ecureilx » Wed, 04 Feb 2015 5:32 pm

rajagainstthemachine wrote:http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/02/ ... 8520150204

great news for Airlines this year NOT. :???:
Both turbo props ... anyway investigation will reveal the cause of the wild ride

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Re: TransAsia flight crashes in river in Taiwan - 11 dead

Post by CaptainBullus » Thu, 05 Feb 2015 1:03 pm

According to The Guardian it's the 2nd of its type for the same airline to crash in 7 months with the first last July killing around 50.

http://www.theguardian.com/world/video/ ... iwan-video" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Post by PNGMK » Thu, 05 Feb 2015 10:00 pm

Kudos to the (unfortunately dead) crew for trying to avoid buildings etc and aiming for the river. That probably saved a few lives
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