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14 dead in TransAsia crash identified: CAA
Central News Agency
2014-07-24 11:29 AM
Taipei, July 24 (CNA) Fourteen people among the 48 killed in a TransAsia Airways plane crash Wednesday in the island county of Penghu have been identified, the Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) said Thursday. Of the 10 survivors who were taken to hospital, one was dead on arrival, while the other nine sustained various injuries, including one whose identity was yet not confirmed, CAA deputy head Lee Wan-li said. A total of 58 people were aboard flight GE222, which crashed on approach to the island's airport in heavy weather in the wake of Typhoon Matmo. An investigation into the crash was ongoing. (By Lee Hsin-Yin)
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