TransAsia says to cancel more flights following crash

February 8, 2015 7:35 AM

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TransAsia says to cancel more flights following crash

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan's TransAsia Airlines said on Sunday it would cancel 52 flights early next week, in addition to the 90 already canceled after one of its aircraft crashed into a river in Taipei last week, killing at least 40 of the 58 people on board.

On Friday, Taiwan's Aviation Safety Council said the preliminary findings of the black box showed the almost-new turboprop ATR 72-600 failed to produce enough thrust after take-off, revealing one engine was turned off and restarted.

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