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TransAsia discusses compensation with victims' families

Preliminary investigations indicate the pilots of the TransAsia Airways ATR 72 shut off a running engine after its other engine went idle.

TransAsia starts pilot retraining programme after deadly crash

All 71 pilots who operate TransAsia Airways' ATR propeller-jets began proficiency tests on Saturday.


Both TransAsia plane engines lost power before Taiwan crash

TransAisa Airways flight which crashed into a river shortly after takeoff in the island's capital is reported to have both engines off; reason unclear.

Taiwan plane black boxes reveal attempts to regain thrust

The right engine entered a state called "auto-feather", in which it reduced thrust to the propeller.

Pilot's body found still clutching joystick of crashed Taiwan plane: Media

The pilot has been hailed for steering the plane away from buildings and high-rises.

Taiwan plane crash survivor says engine 'did not feel right'

"There was some sound next to me. It did not feel right shortly after takeoff," survivor said.


Taiwan pilot hailed for apparently steering plane away from high-rise buildings

Rescuers continue to search for 12 missing people from the crash.

Taiwan plane crash: Death toll hits 31, search on for 12 missing

Rescuers in rubber rafts pulled 15 people alive from the wreckage during daylight.

Taiwan plane with 58 aboard crashes in Taipei; 22 dead

Dramatic amateur footage showed the plane hit an elevated road as it plunged towards the water.

TransAsia Airways plane crashes on emergency landing in Taiwan, 47 feared dead

The plane was making a second landing attempt in stormy weather when it crashed at an airport.

Taiwan plane crash Photos

Dramatic pictures of TransAsia plane crash

ATR-72-600 prop-jet aircraft was flying on its side, with one wing scraping past Taiwan’s busy National Freeway before it plunged into the river.

TransAsia Airways plane crashes in Taiwan, 47 feared dead

A TransAsia Airways turboprop plane on its second attempt at landing during a thunderstorm crashed outside an airport on a small Taiwanese island on Wednesday, and the transport minister said 47 people were trapped and feared dead.