Penghu residents injured in plane crash discharged from hospital
Central News Agency
2014-07-24 10:42 AM
Taipei, July 24 (CNA) All five Penghu residents injured on the ground as a result of a TransAsia Airways crash Wednesday have been discharged from local hospitals, the Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) said Thursday. One person among the 10 survivors aboard the flight has also left hospital after treatment, the CAA said, adding that it has been working with the Defense Ministry to help transport the injured back to Taiwan proper. "At this time, all the families of the victims have been informed about the crash," said Lee Wan-li, deputy head of the CAA. According to TransAsia, 48 of the 58 people aboard flight GE222 were killed when their plane crashed on approach to the outlying island county of Penghu amid heavy weather in the wake of Typhoon Matmo. An investigation into the crash is ongoing. (By Lee Hsin-Yin)
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