Members of a search-and-rescue team near the wreckage of the aircraft. Photo: AFP

Taiwan official confirms pilot’s ‘mayday’ call authentic as air crash death toll rises

Eight people still unaccounted for after TransAsia Airways plane crashed into a river

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Members of a search-and-rescue team near the wreckage of the aircraft. Photo: AFP
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Laura Zhou

Laura Zhou

Laura Zhou joined the South China Morning Post's Beijing bureau in 2010. She covers China's diplomatic relations and has reported on topics such as Sino-US relations, China-India disputes, and reactions to the North Korea nuclear crisis, as well as other general news.