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  • TransAsia probe indicates crew should have aborted take-off


    ​Pilots of an ill-fated TransAsia Airways ATR 72-600 should have aborted its departure from Taipei Songshan airport after noting that a power-control system had not armed, investigators have indicated.


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  • TransAsia ATR flight data suggests wrong engine shut down


    Flight-data recorder information suggests the crew operating the crashed TransAsia Airways ATR 72-600 may have shut...


  • Taiwan's TransAsia ATR 72 crashes into Keelung river


    ​A TransAsia Airways ATR 72-600 turboprop has crashed into the Keelung River shortly after takeoff from Taipei...


  • ​Crashed TransAsia ATR crew called for go around at 72ft


    An investigation into the fatal crash of an ATR 72-500 that was trying to land at Taiwan’s Magong island in stormy...


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  • TransAsia probe indicates crew should have aborted take-off

    News | 03 Jul 2015 11:23 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Pilots of an ill-fated TransAsia Airways ATR 72-600 should have aborted its departure from Taipei Songshan airport after noting that a power-control system had not armed, investigators have indicated.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/TransAsia-probe-indicates-crew-should-have-aborted-take-off-414293/
  • GE235 crash report highlights cockpit confusion

    News | 02 Jul 2015 06:26 | Greg Waldron

    An official report into the fatal crash of a TransAsia Airways ATR 72-600 aircraft on 4 February confirms that the pilot flying retarded the aircraft’s only good engine.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/GE235-crash-report-highlights-cockpit-confusion-414242/
  • ANALYSIS: Asia’s LCC still in holding pattern

    News | 08 May 2015 00:02 | Ellis Taylor

    Asia’s low-cost carriers are still focusing on consolidating years of rapid growth, although new players are emerging in North Asia.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Asias-LCC-still-in-holding-pattern-411981/
  • ANALYSIS: The aftermath of TransAsia flight GE235

    News | 17 Feb 2015 09:28 | David Learmount

    Since the 4 February fatal crash in Taipei of a TransAsia Airways ATR72-600, 49 pilots in the carrier’s ATR fleet have taken part in an examination of cockpit emergency drills, at the orders of Taiwan’s civil aviation authority.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-The-aftermath-of-TransAsia-flight-GE235-408941/
  • TransAsia to retrain ATR pilots after tests reveal weaknesses

    News | 11 Feb 2015 11:41 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Ten TransAsia Airways ATR pilots are to undergo intensive retraining on emergency procedures following an evaluation of proficiency in the wake of the fatal crash in Taipei.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/TransAsia-to-retrain-ATR-pilots-after-tests-reveal-weaknesses-408923/
  • TransAsia probe yet to explain apparent shutdown error

    News | 06 Feb 2015 14:39 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    While investigators have yet to confirm whether a TransAsia Airways ATR 72 crew mistakenly shut down a healthy engine after the other flamed out, such an error has precedent.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/TransAsia-probe-yet-to-explain-apparent-shutdown-error-408791/