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Taiwan Airline Official: Weather Was Factor in Plane Crash

Authorities are identifying bodies and looking for clues Thursday to why a commercial airliner in Taiwan crashed in stormy weather, killing 48 people on board and injuring 10. A twin engine prop jet operated by Taiwan-based TransAsia Airways crashed near the main airport in Penghu around 7 p.m. Wednesday after a second attempt to land.   Officials from the 63-year-old airline with a previously clean safety record said weather caused the crash. Typhoon Matmo was moving away from...

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