TransAsia Airways Flight 235



A Transasia Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, registration B-22816 performing flight GE-235 from Taipei Songshan to Kinmen (Taiwan) with 53 passengers and 5 crew, departed Songshan's runway 10. Shortly after takeoff at 10:52L (02:52Z) the aircraft began to roll left, the crew radioed "Mayday! Mayday! Engine Flame Out!" at 10:53L with no further transmission, the aircraft reached a maximum height of about 1500 feet (corrected for QNH), lost height, struck a taxi, hit a Huangdong Boulevard Viaduct with its left wing at nearly 90 degrees of bank angle at about 10:54L (02:54Z) and impacted the water of the Keelung River near the Nankang Software Park coming to rest inverted, about 2.9nm from the end of runway 10. 15 people were rescued alive, 43 occupants were killed. 2 occupants of the taxi were taken to a hospital with minor injuries.

takeoff at 10:52
10:54L (02:54Z) and impacted the water of the Keelung River


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takeoff at 10:52
impact at 10:54 (02:54Z)







Cemal Cicek