TransAsia plane crash lands in Taiwan, dozens reported killed

At least 40 people have been killed, after a TransAsia plane made an emergency landing in Taiwan’s Penghu county, the Xinhua News ‏agency reports. A Taiwanese news agency reports that more than 50 people have been killed in the crash. According to the commercial aircraft news portal AirLiveNet, the aircraft was an ATR-72 belonging to TransAsia airline. It added that the ATR-72 was en-route from Kaohsiung to the Penghu Islands when it made an emergency landing in Taiwan. Seven more people were reportedly injured in the crash, AP cites the Taiwanese news agency as saying.