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TransAsia flight crashes in river in Taiwan - 11 dead

Posted: Wed, 04 Feb 2015 4:26 pm
by rajagainstthemachine
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/02/ ... 8520150204" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

great news for Airlines this year NOT. :???:

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

Posted: Wed, 04 Feb 2015 4:48 pm
by Barnsley
These guys are getting a reputation .... 2nd crash in 2 years.

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

Posted: Wed, 04 Feb 2015 5:05 pm
by the lynx
As long as they don't try to rival MAS's kill rate...

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

Posted: Wed, 04 Feb 2015 5:32 pm
by ecureilx
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

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

Posted: Thu, 05 Feb 2015 1:03 pm
by CaptainBullus
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;

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

Posted: Thu, 05 Feb 2015 10:00 pm
by PNGMK
Kudos to the (unfortunately dead) crew for trying to avoid buildings etc and aiming for the river. That probably saved a few lives