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Air traffic control (ATC) is a service provided by ground-based air traffic controllers who direct aircraft on the ground and through controlled airspace, and can provide advisory services to aircraft in non-controlled airspace.
ATR (Aerei da Trasporto Regionale or Avions de transport régional; Regional Air Transport in English) is a Franco-Italian aircraft manufacturer headquartered on the grounds of Toulouse Blagnac International Airport in Blagnac, France.
The ATR 72 is a twin-engine turboprop, short-haul regional airliner developed and produced in France and Italy by aircraft manufacturer ATR (Aerei da Trasporto Regionale or Avions de transport régional), a joint venture formed by French aerospace company Aérospatiale (now Airbus) and Italian aviation conglomerate Aeritalia (now Leonardo S.p.A.). The number "72" in its name is derived from the aircraft's standard seating configuration in a passenger-carrying configuration, which could seat 72–78 passengers in a single-class arrangement.
Autofeather is a feature of the engines on some turboprop or piston engine aircraft.
The Aviation Safety Council (ASC) is an independent government agency of the Taiwan responsible for aviation accident investigation, with the purpose of analyzing causal factors and proposing flight safety recommendations in Taiwan.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
BBC News Online is the website of BBC News, the division of the BBC responsible for newsgathering and production.
Bloomberg News is an international news agency headquartered in New York, United States and a division of Bloomberg L.P. Content produced by Bloomberg News is disseminated through Bloomberg Terminals, Bloomberg Television, Bloomberg Radio, Bloomberg Businessweek, Bloomberg Markets, Bloomberg.com and Bloomberg's mobile platforms.
The Boeing 737 Classic refers to the -300/-400/-500 series of the Boeing 737.
The Bureau of Enquiry and Analysis for Civil Aviation Safety (BEA, French: Bureau d'Enquêtes et d'Analyses pour la sécurité de l'aviation civile) is an agency of the French government, responsible for investigating aviation accidents and incidents and making safety recommendations based on what is learned from those investigations.
The Central News Agency is the state-owned news agency operated by the Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan).
The Civil Aeronautics Administration, Ministry of Transportation and Communication (CAA) is a government agency of the Ministry of Transportation and Communications of the Taiwan (ROC) responsible for the regulation of all civil aviation activities in Taiwan.
The cloud base (or the base of the cloud) is the lowest altitude of the visible portion of the cloud.
A dash cam, dashboard camera, car DVR, or car black box is one or a pair of onboard camera that continuously records (loop recording) the view through vehicle's windscreens.
A domestic flight is a form of commercial flight within civil aviation where the departure and the arrival take place in the same country.
The Executive Yuan is the executive branch of the government of the Republic of China on Taiwan.
In aviation a flameout refers to the run-down of a jet engine caused by the extinction of the flame in the combustion chamber.
A flight recorder is an electronic recording device placed in an aircraft for the purpose of facilitating the investigation of aviation accidents and incidents.
Fujian (pronounced), formerly romanised as Foken, Fouken, Fukien, and Hokkien, is a province on the southeast coast of mainland China.
In aviation, a jump seat or jumpseat is an auxiliary seat for individuals—other than normal passengers—who are not operating the aircraft.
Keelung River is a river in northern Taiwan.
The Kegworth air disaster occurred when a Boeing 737-400 crashed on to the embankment of the M1 motorway near Kegworth, Leicestershire, England, while attempting to make an emergency landing at East Midlands Airport on 8 January 1989.
Kinmen or Quemoy (see also "Names" section below), officially Kinmen County, is a group of islands, governed by the Republic of China (ROC), which is located just off the southeastern coast of mainland China, including Great Kinmen, Lesser Kinmen, Wuqiu and several surrounding islets.
Kinmen Airport or Shang Yi Airport is a civilian airport serving Kinmen, Fujian Province, Taiwan (ROC).
Li Keqiang (Mandarin:; born 1 July 1955) is the current Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China.
Ma Ying-jeou (born 13 July 1950), also spelled as Ma Yingjiu, is a Hong Kong-born Taipei-based politician who served as the eighteenth President of the Republic of China from 2008 to 2016 as well as sixth under the 1947 Constitution.
Mainland Chinese or Mainlanders are Chinese people who live in a region considered a "mainland".
Mao Chi-kuo (born 4 October 1948 in Fenghua, Chekiang) is a Taiwanese politician, who served as the Premier of the Republic of China (ROC), the President of Executive Yuan from 2014 to 2016.
Mayday is an emergency procedure word used internationally as a distress signal in voice-procedure radio communications.
Mayday, also known as Air Crash Investigation in Australia, South Africa, United Kingdom, Asia, and some European countries, and Air Emergency and Air Disasters in the United States (both ended in 2008), is a Canadian documentary television program investigating air crashes, near-crashes, hijackings, bombings, and other disasters.
The Ministry of National Defense of the Republic of China (MND) is a cabinet-level agency under the Executive Yuan responsible for all defense and military affairs of Taiwan.
The Ministry of Transportation and Communications of the Republic of China (MOTC) is a cabinet-level governmental body of the Republic of China (Taiwan) in charge of all policy and regulation of transportation and communications networks and administration of all transportation and communications operations and enterprises in Taiwan.
Nangang District is a southeastern district of Taipei, Taiwan.
New Taipei City is a special municipality and the most populous city in Taiwan.
New Taiwan dollar (sign: NT$; code: TWD) is the official currency of Taiwan.
Pakistan International Airlines Flight 661 (PK661/PIA661) was a domestic passenger flight from Chitral to Islamabad that crashed near Havelian on 7 December 2016.
Pilot error (sometimes called cockpit error) is a term used to describe a decision, action or inaction by a pilot or crew of an aircraft that is determined to be the cause of, or a contributing factor in, an accident or incident.
The pilot in command (PIC) of an aircraft is the person aboard the aircraft who is ultimately responsible for its operation and safety during flight.
Pratt & Whitney Canada (PWC or P&WC) is a Canada-based aircraft engine manufacturer.
The Pratt & Whitney Canada PW100 aircraft engine family is a series of turboprops manufactured by Pratt & Whitney Canada.
The President of Taiwan, officially the President of the Republic of China, is the head of state and the head of government of Taiwan.
The Republic of China Armed Forces, also known as the Chinese National Armed Forces (CNAF) or Armed Forces of Taiwan are the armed forces of the Republic of China now on Taiwan, encompassing the Army, Navy (including the Republic of China Marine Corps), Air Force and Military Police Force.
Reuters is an international news agency headquartered in London, United Kingdom.
A serial code is a unique identifier assigned incrementally or sequentially to an item.
Songshan District is a district of Taipei, Taiwan.
The South China Morning Post (also known as SCMP or The Post), with its Sunday edition, the Sunday Morning Post, is a Hong Kong English-language newspaper and Hong Kong's newspaper of record.
In fluid dynamics, a stall is a reduction in the lift coefficient generated by a foil as angle of attack increases.
Taipei, officially known as Taipei City, is the capital and a special municipality of Taiwan (officially known as the Republic of China, "ROC").
Taipei Songshan Airport is a mid-size commercial airport and military airbase located in Songshan, Taipei, Taiwan.
Taiwan, officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a state in East Asia.
The Telegraph Media Group (TMG, previously the Telegraph Group) is the proprietor of The Daily Telegraph and The Sunday Telegraph.
The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.
National Standard Time (see below) is the official time zone in Taiwan defined by an UTC offset of +08:00.
TransAsia Airways (TNA) (lit. "Renaissance" Airways) was a Taiwanese airline based in Neihu District in Taipei.
TransAsia Airways Flight 222 (GE222/TNA222) was a scheduled domestic passenger flight operated by TransAsia Airways from Kaohsiung International Airport in Kaohsiung to Magong Airport in Magong, Penghu Island.
Transport Canada (Transports Canada) is the department within the government of Canada which is responsible for developing regulations, policies and services of transportation in Canada.
The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB, French: Bureau de la sécurité des transports du Canada, BST), officially the Canadian Transportation Accident Investigation and Safety Board (French: Bureau canadien d'enquête sur les accidents de transport et de la sécurité des transports) is the agency of the Government of Canada responsible for advancing transportation safety in Canada.
A turboprop engine is a turbine engine that drives an aircraft propeller.
The United States dollar (sign: $; code: USD; also abbreviated US$ and referred to as the dollar, U.S. dollar, or American dollar) is the official currency of the United States and its insular territories per the United States Constitution since 1792.
USA Today is an internationally distributed American daily, middle-market newspaper that serves as the flagship publication of its owner, the Gannett Company.
UTC+08:00 is an identifier for a time offset from UTC of +08:00.
A viaduct is a bridge composed of several small spans for crossing a valley, dry or wetland, or forming an overpass or flyover.
In meteorology, visibility is a measure of the distance at which an object or light can be clearly discerned.
Xi Jinping (born 15 June 1953) is a Chinese politician currently serving as General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC), President of the People's Republic of China, and Chairman of the Central Military Commission.
Xiamen, formerly romanized as Amoy, is a sub-provincial city in southeastern Fujian province, People's Republic of China, beside the Taiwan Strait.
Xinhua News Agency (English pronunciation: J. C. Wells: Longman Pronunciation Dictionary, 3rd ed., for both British and American English) or New China News Agency is the official state-run press agency of the People's Republic of China.
Xizhi is an inner city district in New Taipei City in northern Taiwan.
The 2010 Karachi Beechcraft 1900 crash occurred on 5 November 2010, when a Jahangir Siddiqui Air Beechcraft 1900C-1 crashed near Jinnah International Airport in Karachi, Pakistan, killing all 21 aboard.
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