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Passenger Jet Crashes Into Taiwan Residential Area

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Passenger Jet Crashes Into Taiwan Residential Area

by Storyful 0:43 mins

A TransAsia passenger jet carrying 54 passengers and 4 crew crashed into a residential area in Taiwan’s Penghu township on July 23, killing as many as 48 people. According to reports, flight GE-222 requested permission to land at Penghu’s Magong airport at 19:06 local time after taking off from Kaohsiung, but lost contact with the control tower shortly after.Several reports also speculated that the crash may have been involved with poor weather conditions due to Typhoon Matmo battering the region, but this was unconfirmed. Credit: YouTube/Apple Daily Taiwan Branch

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54 passengers and 4 crew crashed into a residential area in Taiwan’s Penghu township on July 23, killing as many as 48 people. According to reports, flight GE-222 requested permission to land at Penghu’s Magong airport at 19:06 local time after taking off from Kaohsiung, but lost contact with the control tower shortly after.Several reports also speculated that the crash may have been involved with poor weather conditions due to Typhoon Matmo battering the region, but this was unconfirmed. Credit: YouTube/Apple Daily Taiwan Branch">

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