TransAsia Plane Crash Blamed On Engine Failure
Black box data has revealed engine failure is the cause of the TransAsia GE235 crash.By Christine Slusser | February 6, 2015
It's something no one expected to see: A plane seemingly falling from the sky and clipping a bridge before plunging into a river in Taiwan.
"Mayday, mayday. Engine flame out," the pilot said.
"A flameout simply means that the flame in the combustion chamber has gone out and the combustion stops. ... It missed apartment blocks and roads by just meters," a Sky News reporter said.