A TransAsia flight clipped a bridge shortly after takeoff and plummeted into the Keelung River, just yards from the river bank, near the island's capital of Taipei on Wednesday. At least 23 people have been killed. These are the latest updates:
- A toddler is among the survivors of the GE235 crash.
- Incredible footage of a taxi driver walking away after being hit by the aircraft has emerged.
- A total of 58 people were on board the domestic flight.
- As many as 31 passengers were from mainland China, Taiwan's TVBS news broadcaster said
- TransAsia director Peter Chen said contact with the plane was lost four minutes after takeoff.
- The last communication from one of the TransAsia flight 235’s pilots was "Mayday Mayday engine flameout", according to an air traffic control recording on liveatc.net.
- A car's dashcam recorded the moment the plane banked sharply and crashed into the river.
- The country's Central News Agency said the plane was travelling from Taipei to the outlying island of Kinmen when it lost contact with flight controllers at 10:55 a.m on Wednesday.
- It is the second of TransAsia's French-made ATR 72 planes to crash in the past year. Last July, a flight crashed while attempting to land on the island of Penghu off Taiwan's coast, killing 48 people and injuring another 10.
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