According to Taiwan’s Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA), domestic flights will have to conform to more stringent safety standards during bad weather after a TransAsia Airways flight crashed in July during a typhoon.
According to Taiwan’s Civil Aeronautics Administration, domestic flights will have to conform to more stringent safety standards in bad weather, following a crash in July during Typhoon Matmo. Right now, flights will be allowed to take off if current conditions at either the destination or backup airport comply with standards needed for landing.
The flight that crashed during the storm circled for 40 minutes before trying to land in rainy and windy conditions, according to a news source. Right now, flights are allowed if conditions are met at either the destination or backup airports meet landing standards.
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