TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) -- Taiwan's Central News Agency says a plane has crashed in a failed emergency landing, killing 51 people.
The news agency cited the head of the fire department in the Taiwanese county of Penghu as saying that seven people were also injured in the crash.
The report cites the Civil Aviation Administration as saying the flight crashed Wednesday with 54 passengers and four flight crew and was operated by a Taiwanese airline, TransAsia Airways.
The report says the plane likely crashed when an attempt to make an emergency landing in the city of Magong.
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