TransAsia cancels dozens of flights to test pilots' proficiency after crash

TransAsia Airways cancels further flights.

TransAsia Airways cancels further flights. Image by Steven Byles / CC BY-SA 2.0

Taiwan’s TransAsia Airways has cancelled more than 60 flights this week following the fatal crash of flight GE235 in Taipei on the fourth of February, in which at least 40 people died. The airline cancelled 30 flights on Monday and a further 32 flights on Tuesday to allow for ‘ongoing proficiency tests’ for pilots. Black box data from the February incident revealed that the crash may have been caused by pilot error. Read more: wantchinatimes.com

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