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Asiana Airlines Crash Toll Is Two Dead and 181 Injured

A fiery crash of an Asiana Airlines jet in San Francisco today has killed two people and injured 181 people.<p>Asiana Airlines Flight 214 was carrying …

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UPDATE: San Francisco Plane Crash Results In Waivers After More Than 250 Flights Canceled By Asiana Airlines Crash Landing

UPDATE 8:33pm:<p>FlightAware.com reports more than 358 flights have been canceled coming into and out of San Francisco. Flight Aware's CEO, Daniel Baker, also noted that 70 SFO-bound flights had been diverted away from the airport as a result of the crash, USA Today reports.<p>PREVIOUSLY: Following a …

SFO Airport Plane Crash: Asiana 777 Passenger Jet Crashes While Trying To Land (PHOTOS)

Asiana Airlines Flight 214, a 777 jet carrying passengers from Seoul, South Korea, crashed at San Francisco's SFO airport on Saturday afternoon.<p><i>See below for photos, videos and updates about the incident.</i><p>07/07/2013 6:31 PM EDT<p>NTSB Tweets Photos<p>The NTSB has tweeted a series of photos related to the …

San Francisco Plane Crash Photos: Boeing 777 Asiana Flight 214 Crash Lands At SFO

The plane caught fire, and has since been extinguished.<p>A passenger on the plane tweeted "I just crash landed at SFO. Tail ripped off. Most everyone seems fine. I'm ok. Surreal... "<p>That may unfortunately not be the case, as a KTVU source in the San Francisco Fire department said that two people have …

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Asiana Airlines Crash Survivors Recall Harrowing Moments Before Impact

When Eugene Rah looked out the window from his seat on Asiana Airlines Flight 214 as the flight approached the runway at San Francisco International …

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Asiana Airlines Crash Audio Reveals Chaos At Scene

Audio from the moments surrounding the deadly plane crash in San Francisco on Saturday has emerged, painting a picture of a scene marred by confusion and desperation.<p>Air traffic controllers appear to be in communication with the doomed flight (Asiana Airlines 214), letting them know that emergency …

In Aftermath of Asiana Crash, an Insight Into the Intricacies of an Approach

On Saturday, Asiana Airlines flight 214 crashed on the final stages of approach to San Francisco's runway 28L (magnetic track of 280 degrees and the left runway of two parallel landing strips). What we do know is that a board of inquiry, convened by the NTSB and aided by Boeing, will conduct a …

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Asiana Airlines Crash: Pilot Had 43 Hours Flying Boeing 777

The pilot in charge of the Asiana Airlines jet that crashed on landing at San Francisco International Airport had just 43 hours on the Boeing 777, …

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San Francisco Plane Crash Coverage: Networks Scramble To Cover Asiana Airlines Flight 214

News of Asiana Airlines flight 214 crash landing at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) on Saturday sent broadcast and cable networks scrambling for coverage.<p>Cable networks including MSNBC, CNN and Fox News broke into wall-to-wall coverage of the event after reporting the crash around 3:00 …

SFO Landing System, Glide Path, Off On Runway At Time Of Asiana Airlines Crash

* Glide Path calculates descent path for pilots<p>* Designed for bad weather - sunny when plane crashed<p>* System not essential, but investigators will check<p>By Peter Henderson and Dan Levine<p>SAN FRANCISCO, July 6 (Reuters) - A navigation system that helps pilots make safe descents was turned off at San …

'Miracles': High Profile Plane Crashes With High Survival Rates

While the Asiana Airlines crash at San Francisco International Airport might ignite fears of flying, passengers should remember that not all flights …

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Surviving a Plane Crash: Where You Sit Could Be The Difference Between Life and Death

The harrowing Asiana Airlines crash at San Francisco International Airport may incite fear in the minds of the millions of Americans who take to the …

Novato Man on Tarmac as Asiana Airlines Plane Crashes

Novato resident Tim Elsmore was on the tarmac at San Francisco International Airport when an Asiana Airlines plane crashed during landing Saturday, …

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Black Box Data Shows Asiana 214 Tried To Abort Landing Moments Before Crashing

Data recovered from the "black boxes" onboard Asiana Flight 214 shows that the pilots of the Boeing 777 jet tried to pull up moments before crash landing.<p>That is based on information from the cockpit voice recorder (CVR), which records communcations between the crew and the cockpit. It and the …

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Asiana Airlines Survivor Describes Being Inside The Plane When It Crashed

Vedpal Singh was one of 307 people, including 291 passengers, on board Asiana Airlines Flight 214 when it crash landed at San Francisco International Airport Saturday morning. The plane was coming from South Korea.<p>Singh was sitting in the middle of the plane with his family when the plane hit the …

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Initial evidence hints at pilot error

Federal investigators’ evidence so far on Asiana Airlines Flight 214 appears to point to pilot error. But National Transportation Safety Board Chairwoman Debbie Hersman pointedly refused to endorse that conclusion Sunday, even as she related initial findings that included nothing indicating a …

Could Malcolm Gladwell's Theory of Cockpit Culture Apply to Asiana Crash?

Best-selling book Outliers investigated links between Korean pilot behavior and accidents, but does that theory still hold?<p><b>On July 6, Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crashed while attempting a landing at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). Two people were killed in the Boeing 777 accident, and</b> …

Two Asiana Airline Flight Attendants Thrown from Plane During Crash

Two flight attendants on the Asiana Airlines plane that crash-landed were sucked from the plane and thrown down the runway upon impact, crash …

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Asiana Flight Crash: What Happened and How to Stay Safe

The photos and videos showing the final seconds of Asiana flight 214 from Seoul-Incheon to San Francisco last Saturday are incredible in many ways. …

Why We're Getting So Much Info About The Asiana Crash

Seasoned aviation buffs are marveling at just how much information the National Transportation Safety Board is sharing about Saturday’s crash of a Boeing 777 jet in San Francisco.<p>Regulators have shared a plethora of insights about the jet, including the slow speed at which it was flying, the …

San Francisco plane crash: how injured flight attendant fought Asiana airline flames

Cabin manager Lee Yoon-hye, apparently the last person to leave the burning Asiana Airline flight which crashed while landing at San Francisco airport says concern for her own safety did not cross her mind as she worked to put out fires.<p><b>Packed with more than 300 people, an Asiana Airline flight</b> …

Asiana 777 Crash At SFO Goes To Lawyers

Lawyers are already fretting over the Asiana crash and trolling for clients. Eventually, the dollars will be large. One aviation accident lawyer estimated that damages could run in the hundreds of millions of dollars. Different passengers will collect different amounts, of course.<p>Still, airline …