TransAsia Plane Crashes in Taiwan River
The Taiwanese commercial flight with 58 people aboard clipped a bridge shortly after takeoff and crashed into a river.
Rescue teams work to free people from a TransAsia Airways twin-engine turboprop plane that crashed into the Keelung River shortly after takeoff from Taipei Songshan airport on Feb. 4, 2015 in Taipei, Taiwan. The Taiwanese commercial flight with 58 people aboard clipped a bridge shortly after takeoff and crashed into a river, killing at least 9 people.
Rescuers pull a passenger out of the TransAsia Airways plane.
An injured passenger is helped onto land by emergency personnel.
Emergency personnel approach a commercial plane after it crashed in Taipei, Taiwan, on Feb. 4.
An injured passenger is escorted by emergency personnel up the river bank.
Rescue personnel wait with passengers to be transported to land from the wreckage.
Rescue personnel carry a passenger on a stretcher in New Taipei City.
Emergency personnel try to extract passengers from the plane.
A rescue crew carries a window from the plane.
A rescue crew carries a passenger.
Twenty-seven people had been removed from the river by Wednesday afternoon, nine of whom were dead or later died as they were being treated.