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Taiwan Seeks Tighter Air Safety Rules After Crash

Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou has asked his cabinet to strengthen commercial flight safety after a twin-engine prop jet crashed last Wednesday near the main airport in the outlying Penghu islands, killing 48 people. It was Taiwan’s worst aviation disaster in a decade. The plane, operated by Taiwan-based TransAsia Airways, crashed and caught fire on its second attempt to land. Ten people survived with injuries.   Lin Chun-liang, leader of the Civil Aeronautics Administration’s air...

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