Aviation expert weighs in on TransAsia crash

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ST. LOUIS (KPLR) - Dramatic dashboard video shows the moment and out of control plane clips an elevated highway and a car before crashing into a river in Taiwan.

Thirteen people are confirmed dead and dozens remain missing after the TransAsia Airways ATR-72, carrying 58 people, veered out of control en route from Taipei to Kinmen, off the coast of the Chinese province of Xiamen.

Rescuers were working Wednesday to pull survivors from the submerged wreck of the twin engine turboprop aircraft. Of the 58 people on board, 13 were confirmed dead, 28 injured and the remainder remain missing.

News 11's Melanie Moon sat down with an aviation expert to get some insight into what may have caused this latest aviation accident.