Around twenty people were missing Wednesdayafter a TransAsia Airways flight clipped its wing on a bridge shortly aftertakeoff from Taipei and then crashed into a nearby river, killing at least 23. Morethan half of the 58 passengers aboard TransAsia Airways Flight GE235 and the numberof death was expected to rise.Rescuers rushed to the scene ofthe crash, where a large party of the plane out of theKeelungRiverwith one wing missing. Hours later, emergency personnel crowded around whatremained of the plane. Cranes were brought to the river to lift up thewreckage. As night fell inTaiwan,20 people were still missing. Wu Jun-Hong, a Taipei Fire Department officialwho was in charge the rescue, said "At the moment, things don’t look toooptimistic," Wu told reporters at the scene. "Those in the front ofthe plane have little chance of surviving."