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A screen grab from a dashboard camera captures an instant before Wednesday's crash of a TransAsia turboprop plane. The plane clipped a taxi and an elevated motorway before diving into the Keelung River outside Taiwan's capital, Taipei. Reports say 58 people were aboard; at least 26 are dead.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: TVBS TAIWAN / AFP

Emergency personnel try to extract passengers from a commercial plane after it crashed in Taipei, Taiwan, on Wednesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Santana / AP

Firefighters douse flames after a Metro-North Railroad commuter train hit a vehicle on the tracks in Valhalla, N.Y., on Tuesday evening.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Frank Becerra Jr. / The Journal News

Rescuers in Taguig, south of Manila, search the site of a condominium under construction, where a floor collapsed Wednesday morning.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: RITCHIE B. TONGO / EPA

The U.S. has seen similar snow-blanketed scenes in Chicago and Boston. But this Wednesday image comes from northern Spain, where Burguete and other towns have been hit by snowstorms.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: VILLAR LOPEZ / EFE

Supporters gather for a campaign rally ahead of Saturday elections in New Delhi.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Tsering Topgyal / AP

A flock of starlings forms a feathery cloud near Rahat in southern Israel on Tuesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ABIR SULTAN / EPA

Hindu devotees take a boat ride during a festival in Allahabad, India.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: STR / EPA

The moon looms beyond a parish church near Regensburg in southern Germany on Wednesday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: ARMIN WEIGEL / DPA

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In Wednesday’s Pictures in the News, the crash of a TransAsia plane is captured by the dashboard camera of a passing car. The turboprop plane clipped a taxi and an elevated motorway before crashing into the Keelung river outside Taiwan’s capital, Taipei.

Valhalla, N.Y.: Firefighters work the scene of a Tuesday crash of a Metro-North Railroad passenger train and a vehicle on the tracks.

Burguete, Spain: A man walks among cars covered in snow after snowstorms hit much of Spain.

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