Taiwan plane crashed during thunderstorm, killing 47 people

A TransAsia Airways turboprop plane crashed near the runway on an island west of Taiwan during a thunderstorm, with 54 passengers and four crew on board, officials said.

By , Reuters

A TransAsia Airways turboprop plane crashed on its second attempt at landing during a thunderstorm on an island off Taiwan on Wednesday, killing 47 people and setting buildings on fire, officials said.