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Relatives of victims killed in the TransAsia Airways Flight GE222 crash pray with the victims' portraits during a makeshift ceremony at the crash site on the outlying island of Penghu, Taiwan, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Stormy weather on the trailing edge of Typhoon Matmo was the likely cause of the plane crash that killed more than 40 people, the airline said Thursday. (AP Photo/Wally Santana)

Deadly TransAsia flight GE222 crash in Taiwan

A plane attempting to land in stormy weather crashed on a small Taiwanese island on July 23, 2014, killing 48 people and wrecking houses and cars on the ground.

The ATR-72 operated by Taiwan's TransAsia Airways was carrying 58 passengers and crew when it crashed on Penghu in the Taiwan Strait between Taiwan and China, authorities said. The plane was arriving from the city of Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan. (AP)

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