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Old 4th Feb 2015, 04:58
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PastTense
 
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The crashed TransAsia Airways ATR 72-600 turboprop was less than a year old, delivered to the airline in April 2014.
Data from Flightglobal’s Ascend Fleets shows that the turboprop was built in 2014 and delivered to the privately-owned Taiwanese carrier on 14 April 2014. This comes from an order placed by the airline in 2012.
The ATR 72, registered B-22816, was powered by Pratt & Whitney PW100-127M engines and had accumulated 684 flight hours totaling 956 flight cycles as of 31 May 2014. It is owned directly by the carrier.
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TransAsia has a fleet of 20 aircraft comprising of 11 ATR 72s, seven Airbus A320 family and two A330s.
Crashed TransAsia ATR 72 less than a year old - 2/4/2015 - Flight Global
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