Taiwanese commercial flight with 53 passengers crashes into river in Taipei after takeoff

February 4, 2015 4:00 AM

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TAIPEI, Taiwan – A Taiwanese commercial flight with 53 passengers aboard clipped a bridge shortly after takeoff and crashed into a river in the island's capital of Taipei on Wednesday morning.

Taiwan's Central News Agency said at least 10 people were being taking to safety after the incident but gave no immediate information about the other passengers and crew aboard the TransAsia Airways flight.

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