Breaking: BBC reports plane crash in Taiwan following emergency landing

Just had a new flash that the BBC is reporting a plane crash in Taiwan.


UPDATESky 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.