Just had a new flash that the BBC is reporting a plane crash in Taiwan.
UPDATE – Sky News is reporting a TransAsia plane has crashed killing 51 people in the Penghu Islands off the western coast of Taiwan.
They say it was flying a domestic service.
BBC report indicates a lower number of dead:
A plane has crashed after a failed emergency landing in Taiwan, killing more than 40 people, local officials say.
Aviation officials said flight GE222 aborted its initial landing and then crashed, local media reported.