TransAsia Cancels Flights Amid Crash Investigation
TransAsia has grounded more than 100 flights following Flight 235's fatal crash. A preliminary investigation is underway.By Evan Thomas | February 8, 2015
TransAsia Airlines is continuing to cancel flights as authorities investigate Wednesday's fatal crash.
TransAsia has canceled a total of 122 flights since the accident. The BBC reports TransAsia is re-testing the 71 pilots who fly its ATR turboprop aircraft. Taiwan's Civil Aeronautics Administration says the pilots will attend four days of mandatory training.
Forty of the 52 people on board died when Flight 235's engine reportedly malfunctioned. The plane crashed into the Keelung River in Taipei.