Rescuers find 5 more bodies after Taiwan plane crash, 3 still missing

Rescue teams in Taipei recovered five more bodies from the Keelung River on Saturday after this week's crash of TransAsia Airways Flight GE235, local authorities say, raising the official death toll to 40. Searches will resume on Sunday for three other people who remain unaccounted-for.

Taiwan's Central Disaster Response Center said at 9 p.m. local time that five bodies had been recovered during Saturday's recovery operation, but provided few other details. It added that one of those who was injured in the crash was transferred to an intensive care unit on Saturday after his or her condition deteriorated.

Saturday's recoveries leave three people still unaccounted-for after Flight GE235 crashed into the Keelung River in Taipei on Wednesday. The aircraft was carrying 58 people - including 53 passengers and 5 crew members - when it dropped out of the sky and hit a taxi and viaduct before ending up in the river. Fifteen people on the plane survived, two people in the taxi were injured.

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