Taiwan plane crash – Rescue workers and firefighters search through the wreckage of TransAsia Airways flight GE222 on Thursday, July 24, after it crashed near the airport at Magong on the Penghu island chain a day before. The domestic TransAsia Airways flight was carrying 54 passengers and four crew members when it crashed in the Penghu island chain. There were 10 survivors.
Taiwan plane crash – Relatives of victims pray with the victims' portraits during a makeshift ceremony at the crash site on the outlying island of Penghu, Taiwan, on July 24. Stormy weather on the trailing edge of Typhoon Matmo was the likely cause of the plane crash, the airline said Thursday.
Taiwan plane crash – On July 24, relatives of passengers pray at an altar set up for the victims.
Taiwan plane crash – Emergency workers remove the wreckage on July 24.
Taiwan plane crash – Rescue workers survey the wreckage of the flight on Thursday, July 24. The plane was attempting to land in stormy weather but crashed on the island late Wednesday, wrecking houses and cars on the ground.
Taiwan plane crash – Rescue workers survey the wreckage on July 24.
Taiwan plane crash – The tail section of the plane is seen in the rubble.
Taiwan plane crash – Rescuers work at the crash site on Wednesday, July 23. Flight GE222 was a twin-engine turboprop plane.
Taiwan plane crash – The cause of the crash, near Magong Airport, wasn't immediately known.
Taiwan plane crash – Relatives of passengers are seen at Kaohsiung International Airport in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, on July 23. Before Flight GE222 took off from Kaohsiung, it had been delayed due to conditions related to a typhoon, the airline said.
Taiwan plane crash – A vehicle is covered in rubble from the wreckage on July 23.
Taiwan plane crash – Local journalists wait in front of a TransAsia reservations desk at the Taipei Sungshan Airport in Taipei, Taiwan, on July 23.
Taiwan plane crash – A passenger's relative reacts at the airport in Kaohsiung on July 23.