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Families of Asiana crash victims hire law firm

Families of three Chinese teens killed in the Asiana Flight 214 crash landing at San Francisco International Airport have hired lawyers.

Thee San Francisco Chronicle reported Saturday that the Chinese families retained a New York firm to represent them.

One of the victims, 16-year-old Ye Meng Yuan, …

Asiana Plane Crash Passengers To Be Treated Differently By Courts In Compensation Hearings

SAN FRANCISCO -- When the courts have to figure compensation for people aboard Asiana Airlines Flight 214, the potential payouts will probably be vastly different for Americans and passengers from other countries, even if they were seated side by side as the jetliner crash-landed.

An international …

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Asiana airlines nixes TV lawsuit over pilot names

Asiana Airlines has decided not to sue a local TV station over a broadcast in which the station falsely reported racist and offensive names for the pilots in the the airline’s crash landing in San Francisco, according to reports Wednesday.

An airline spokesman told CNBC that after KTVU’s public …

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Asiana to sue TV station over racially offensive fake pilot names

SEOUL, South Korea - Asiana plans to sue a California television station that mistakenly aired fake, racially offensive names for the pilots of the flight that crashed last week in San Francisco, the airline announced Monday.

The Korean carrier said it had selected a U.S. law firm and will soon file …

SF plane crash: Responders turned chaos into hope

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That Saturday morning, before he fell from the skies into the worst jetliner disaster in San Francisco history, Elliot Stone …

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Third victim dies from Asiana crash; runway reopens

Girl had been in critical condition in a San Francisco hospital. Runway reopens after wreckage removed.

A third child has died from the Asiana Airlines crash at San Francisco International Airport, hospital officials announced Friday afternoon.

San Francisco General Hospital officials said that the …

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Samsung's Eun low-key about surviving SFO crash

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Samsung executive David Eun began his brief speech at Palo Alto's Varsity Theater on Thursday night with a subject that was …

Photo of Asiana 214 debris field. All debris has been removed from runway and runway released to airport.#Asiana214 http://t.co/9kV91BYakZ

SF plane crash 911 tapes reveal chaos

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San Francisco firefighters who responded to the crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 at San Francisco International Airport …

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Asiana Crash 911 Calls Released

Panicked passengers on Asiana Airlines Flight 214 pleaded with 911 operators to send first responders and ambulances to help the injured victims …

Asiana Passengers Called 911, Begged for Help

S.F. plane crash pilot says he was briefly blinded

The Asiana Airlines pilot who was flying the jetliner that crashed at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday told investigators that a flash of light temporarily blinded him 34 seconds before impact, federal investigators said Wednesday.

The pilot, who was making his first approach into the …

Asiana Airlines crash investigation focuses on automated controls

Air accident investigators are focusing on the automated cockpit equipment in the Asiana aircraft that crashed at San Francisco airport, to determine …

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San Francisco plane flight attendants thrown onto runway in crash

Two Asiana Airline flight attendants survived being ejected from the plane when it crashed in San Francisco.

Two flight attendants in the back of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 survived despite being thrown onto the runway when the plane slammed into a seawall and lost its tail during a crash landing at …

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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.

Regulators have shared a plethora of insights about the jet, including the slow speed at which it was flying, the …

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In China, Mourning The Loss Of Two Killed In Crash

Remembering the two teenage girls killed when Asiana Flight 214 crashed in San Francisco on Saturday. “Whenever anyone forgot to bring an umbrella, Wang would take you in under hers.”

Classmates shared photos of Wang Lin Jia (left) and Ye Mung Yuan (right), two victims of Sunday’s Asiana Flight 214 …

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Pilot Interviews Will Answer What Went Wrong In SF Plane Crash

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SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (AP) -- Asiana Airlines Flight 214 was 500 feet up and about a half-minute from San Francisco International …

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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.

Packed with more than 300 people, an Asiana Airline flight

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