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Taiwan plane crash ‘kills 51’

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A plane has crashed in a failed emergency landing, killing 51 people in Taiwan, according to a report.

The country’s Central News Agency cited the head of the fire department in the Taiwanese county of Penghu as saying that seven people were also injured in the crash.

The report cites the Civil Aviation Administration as saying the flight crashed on Wednesday with 54 passengers and four flight crew and was operated by a Taiwanese airline, TransAsia Airways.

The plane is believed to have crashed while attempting to make an emergency landing in the city of Magong.

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