Transasia Airways

TransAsia Plane Lands on One Engine Due to Oil Leak

Thursday, September 10, 2015
By George Hatcher
TransAsia Plane Lands on One Engine Due to Oil Leak

A TransAsia Airways plane, performing flight GE505, had to land with only one engine at Magong Airport, Penghu County, Taiwan, on September 8. The pilot of the ATR 72-500 aircraft, en-route from Taipei Songshan to Magong, had to shut the right engine down after he detected an oil leak. The plane landed safely. There... »

TransAsia Plane Returns to Songshan Airport

Monday, February 23, 2015
By George Hatcher
TransAsia Plane Returns to Songshan Airport

TransAsia flight GE507 returned and made an emergency landing at Songshan Airport in Taipei, Taiwan, on February 21. The plane took off from Songshan Airport for Makung Airport in Penghu County but had to turn back immediately after the captain reported issues with signals involving torque. The plane landed back safely shortly after 1... »

TransAsia Airways Falls from Sky, hits Bridge, Keelung river

Tuesday, February 3, 2015
By George Hatcher

At least thirteen were killed and 10 injured when a TransAsia Airways ATR 72 jet en route from Taipei to Kinmen crashed in the Keelung River after hitting a bridge at around 11 am on Wednesday morning. Before impact, the pilot radioed Sungshan Airport a “Mayday” with engine flame out. Other reports say 16... »

Bad Weather Crash in Taiwan, after Typhoon Matmo

Wednesday, July 23, 2014
By George Hatcher
Bad Weather Crash in Taiwan, after Typhoon Matmo

On July 23, 2014, a fourteen year old TransAsia Airways ATR 72-212A with a crew of four and fifty-four passengers, was making a go-around prior to landing near Magong Airport in Taiwan, and instead of landing, TransAsia Airways flight GE222 impacted buildings and the ground. GE-222 flies from Kaohsiung to Magong. ATC lost contact... »

Transasia Overheats over Taipei

Monday, May 7, 2012
By George Hatcher
Transasia Overheats over Taipei

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Dennis Chang What: Transasia Avion de Transport Regional ATR-72-500 en route from Taipei to Makung Where: Taipei When: May 2nd 2012 Who: 72 passengers Why: Ten minutes after taking off, the pilots received an overheat indication from the left engine. They returned to Taipei... »

TransAsia Airways Rolls Along in Taiwan

Monday, August 30, 2010
By George Hatcher
TransAsia Airways Rolls Along in Taiwan

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Jamie Chaung What: TransAsia Airways Aerospatiale ATR-72-500 en route from Kaohsiung to Taiwan Where: Taiwan When: Aug 27 2010 Who: 65 passengers, 4 crew Why: After a normal flight and a safe landing, on the runway, the left nose wheel rolled off by itself.... »

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