TransAsia Airways Flicht 222

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TransAsia Airways Flicht 222
The aircraft involved, an ATR 72, B-22810 picturt in-flicht in 2012
The aircraft involved, B-22810 picturt in 2012
Accident
Date23 July 2014
SummaryFailed gang-aroond during severe storm
SteidNear Xixi veelage, Huxi, Penghu, Taiwan
Aircraft
Aircraft typeATR 72-500
OperatorTransAsia Airways
RegistrationB-22810
Flicht oreeginKaohsiung Internaitional Airport
DestinationMagong Airport
Passengers54[1]
Crew4
Fatalities47
Survivors11

TransAsia Airways Flight 222 (GE222)[2] wis a scheduled domestic passenger flicht that crashed while attemptin tae gang-aroond efter an unsuccessfu landin in Magong, Penghu Island, Taiwan, on 23 Julie 2014. Flicht 222 wis travellin frae Kaohsiung Internaitional Airport tae Magong Airport wi 54 passengers an 4 crew members on buird. Transportation Meenister Yeh Kuang-shih annoonced the daith toll as 47 an addit that 11 fowk haed survived the crash,[3][4] revised frae earlier reports o 51 fatalities. Typhoon Matmo haed passed throu Taiwan earlier that day, causin strang winds an torrential rain.[5]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Dozens dead as plane crashes on Taiwanese resort island of Penghu during storm". South China Morning Post. 23 July 2014. Retrieved 23 July 2014. 
  2. "Taiwan TransAsia Airways plane crash 'kills dozens'". BBC News. July 23, 2014. Archived frae the oreeginal on July 23, 2014. Retrieved July 23, 2014. 
  3. "TransAsia Plane Crash Landing 'Kills 51'". Sky News. July 23, 2014. Retrieved July 23, 2014. 
  4. "47 dead, 11 injured in Penghu plane crash: reports". Taiwan News. July 23, 2014. Retrieved July 23, 2014. 
  5. "TransAsia Airways crashes in Taiwan, at least 40 dead". USA Today. July 23, 2014. Retrieved July 23, 2014. 

Coordinates: 23°35′N 119°38′E / 23.58°N 119.64°E / 23.58; 119.64