TransAsia plane crashed into a river, at least 12 dead

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TransAsia Airways plane from Taiwan clipped a bridge and crashed into a river near the Taiwanese capital, Taipei. 12 people have found dead after the plane crashed.
A total of 58 people were on-board the plane and a number of people were injured. The plane almost submerged into the Keelung river. Rescue teams are trying their best to rescue several people who are still trapped inside the plane.
The plane, a ATR 72 turbo-prop plane had taken off from Taipei Songshan Airport and was heading to Kinmen islands, just off the coast of the south-eastern Chinese city of Xiamen.
According to the flight controllers, they lost contact with the plane at 10.55 local time (02:55GMT).
Footage of the plane apparently filmed from inside passing cars showed it banking sharply, hitting a taxi and clipping the bridge before crashing into the river.
There are 53 passengers and 5 crew members on that plane.

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