Transcript of exchange with pilot in doomed Taiwan flight

AP News
Posted: Feb 05, 2015 1:20 AM

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A widely broadcast audio clip including exchanges between the control tower and pilot of doomed TransAsia Flight 235 was confirmed by Taiwan's Civil Aeronautical Administration as authentic. Here is a transcript of excerpts of that exchange:

Control tower: "(inaudible) ... wind 100 degrees, 9.9 knots. Clear to take off"

Pilot: "Clear to take off, runway 10, TransAsia 235"

Pilot: "(inaudible) ... mayday, mayday, engine flameout"

Control tower: "TransAsia 235, please try again. Contact Taipei, approach on 119.7"

Control tower: "TransAsia 235. Control tower. ... TransAsia 235. Control tower. "