At least nine people have been killed after a regional TransAsia passenger flight carrying 58 crash-landed into a river in Taiwan, according to local media reports. Footage of the crash has emerged, showing the jet nearly hitting a highway as it ditched.
An ATR 72-600 TransAsia Airways plane crash-landed on Wednesday, coming down into the Keelung River in northern Taiwan.
Stills from dashcam footage, purportedly catching the moment of the crash, have circulated on Twitter, showing the medium-sized turboprop jet smashing one of its wings into a highway. The plane’s belly is clearly visible as it makes a sharp flip and grazes the road.