Asiana Airlines

Site of Boeing 777 Asiana Airlines flight 214 that crashed while landing at the San Francisco International Airport. (National Transportation Security Board / AP Photo)

Suit cites seatbelts in San Francisco plane crash

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Three San Francisco Bay Area families have sued Boeing over the deadly crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214, alleging that coach passengers suffered more serious injuries than business class travelers because […]

08/09/2013

In this July 6, 2013, aerial file photo, a firefighter stands by a tarpaulin sheet covering a body near the wreckage of the Asiana Flight 214 airplane after it crashed at the San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco, Saturday, July 6, 2013.  (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Report: Fire rig had no heat-sensing equipment

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A fire rig that ran over and killed a 16-year-old Asiana Airlines crash survivor was not equipped with heat-sensing equipment that might have detected her in its path, a newspaper reported […]

07/22/2013

General view of the Air Ethiopian Boeing 787 Dreamliner 'Queen of Sheba' aeroplane, on the runway near Terminal 3, at Heathrow Airport, London, Friday July 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Sang Tan)

FAA wants Dreamliner transmitters inspected

WASHINGTON (AP) — Airlines should inspect the emergency locator transmitters of all Boeing 787 “Dreamliners,” the Federal Aviation Administration urged Friday following a fire earlier in the week aboard one of the airliners while parked […]

07/21/2013

In this Saturday, July 6, 2013 aerial photo, firefighters, lower center, stand by a tarpaulin sheet covering the body of a Chinese teen struck by a fire truck during the emergency response to the crash of Asiana Flight 214 at the San Francisco International Airport. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Authorities: Teen in Asiana crash killed by truck

SAN MATEO, Calif. (AP) – No one knows exactly how Ye Meng Yuan ended up on the runway just 30 feet from the wreckage of Asiana Flight 214, but officials say one thing is clear […]

07/20/2013

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Asiana no longer suing San Francisco TV station

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asiana Airlines said Wednesday it no longer plans to sue a San Francisco TV station over the use of racially offensive names. The South Korean air carrier said that KTVU-TV […]

07/17/2013

Frank Somerville of KTVU TV in San Francisco issues apology for error regarding pilot names in newscast, posted on YouTube.

Asiana to sue San Francisco TV station over names

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – Asiana announced Monday that it will sue a San Francisco TV station that it said damaged the airline’s reputation by using bogus and racially offensive names for four pilots on a […]

07/15/2013

Site of Boeing 777 Asiana Airlines flight 214 that crashed while landing at the San Francisco International Airport. (National Transportation Security Board / AP Photo)

ID emerges of third girl to die of SF plane crash

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – The name of a girl who died of injuries suffered in the crash-landing of an Asiana Airlines flight in San Francisco emerged on Saturday. San Mateo County Coroner Robert Foucrault confirmed […]

07/13/2013

Frank Somerville of KTVU TV in San Francisco issues apology for error regarding pilot names in newscast, posted on YouTube.

TV station reports bogus SF crash pilot names

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A San Francisco Bay Area TV station has apologized after reporting bogus names of the four pilots aboard Asiana Airlines flight 214 that were a play on Asian names. KTVU-TV co-anchor […]

07/12/2013

Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 jet burns after crashing on landing at San Francisco International Airport, California (AP Photo).

Third girl aboard Asiana jet dies from injuries

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A girl who was aboard the Asiana Airlines flight that crash-landed died Friday, the same day authorities confirmed one of the two Chinese teenagers killed in the disaster was hit by […]

07/12/2013

Site of Boeing 777 Asiana Airlines flight 214 that crashed while landing at the San Francisco International Airport. (National Transportation Security Board / AP Photo)

New details about teen in Asiana crash hit by fire truck

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One of the two Chinese teenagers killed in the Asiana Airlines disaster was hit by a fire truck while covered with firefighting foam, authorities said Friday, revealing a startling detail that […]

07/12/2013

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