Taiwan TransAsia Airways twin turboprop, Flight 222 crashed at an airport when it unsuccessfully tried to land during the bad stormy weather in Taiwan which ended up killing 47 passengers and injuring 11, as reported by The New York Times.
|TransAsia Airways plane.|
The unfortunate plane that carried 58 passengers including 4 crew members was flying from the southern Taiwan city of Kaohsiung heading towards Magong on the Penghu Islands during the heavy rain as Typhoon Matmo passed across the island.
Flight 222 that was originally scheduled to depart at 4.00pm was delayed for 1 hour and 40 minutes due to the bad weather. The plane however crashed when it attempted to make a second landing but failed. This was believed to be caused by the typhoon in Taiwan.
|Debris of the crashed plane.|
|The fire caused by the explosion of the plane.|
See more photos of the crash below.