23 Dead Says Taipei Fire Department…
At least 23 people were killed in the crashed, Taipeiâ€™s fire department has confirmed, according to the Straits Times.
As of 6pm Tue, 23 people have been confirmed dead – 14 of them died on the spot, and nine succumbed to their injuries before arriving at hospitals, according to fire department officials at the wreckage site. Twenty people remain missing, while 15 others are injured.
Authorities cannot ascertain if all the missing people are still inside the plane as eye witnesses claimed to have seen passengers being flung out of the plane as it plunged into the river.