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Taiwanese airlines to undergo mandatory safety checks after crash

A TransAsia airbus at Taipei's Songshan airport.
A TransAsia airbus at Taipei’s Songshan airport. Image by Steven Byles / CC BY-SA 2.0

All airlines in Taiwan  have been ordered to undergo safety checks and review safety protocols following the fatal crash of TransAsia GE235 last week. This comes as nearly half of TransAsia’s pilots were suspended for failing or not taking oral proficiency exams after the crash. english.chosun.com