Boeing 777

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

Investigators eye pilots’ actions in Asiana crash

WASHINGTON (AP) – Nearly a year after Asiana Flight 214 crashed while landing in San Francisco, the National Transportation Safety Board is meeting to determine what went wrong, who’s to blame and how to prevent […]

06/24/2014

A submarine built by Bluefin Robotics is lowered into the water by systems engineer Cheryl Mierzwa in Quincy, Mass., Wednesday, April 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Scott Eisen)

Sub makes 2nd dive to search for Malaysian plane

PERTH, Australia (AP) – As a robotic submarine dived into the ocean to look for lost Flight 370, angry Chinese relatives stormed out of a teleconference meeting Wednesday to protest the Malaysian government for not […]

04/16/2014

Malaysia plane: Australians, Chinese spot objects in Indian Ocean

PERTH, Australia (AP) – Chinese and Australian planes on Monday spotted several objects in an area identified by multiple satellite images as containing possible debris from the missing Malaysian airliner, boosting hopes the frustrating search […]

03/24/2014

A Chinese relative of passengers aboard a missing Malaysia Airlines plane is surrounded by media as she answers questions about how families are being compensated outside a hotel room set aside for relatives or friends of passengers aboard the missing airplane in Beijing, China Tuesday, March 11, 2014.  (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

Malaysian military says missing jet changed course

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Malaysian military has radar data showing the missing Boeing 777 jetliner changed course and made it to the Malacca Strait, hundreds of kilometers (miles) from the last position recorded […]

03/11/2014

Investigators chase ‘every angle’ in missing plane

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) – Rescue helicopters and ships searching for a Malaysia Airlines jet rushed Monday to investigate a yellow object that looked like a life raft. It turned out to be moss-covered trash […]

03/10/2014

In this photo taken Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, released by Air New Zealand, an image of the dragon Smaug from Peter Jackson's Hobbit trilogy is shown on the side of an Air New Zealand plane in Auckland, New Zealand. The image was unveiled to celebrate the premiere of "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,"  which screens Monday in Los Angeles.  (AP Photo/Air New Zealand)

New Zealand airline reveals image of Hobbit dragon

AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand’s national airline unveiled a giant image Monday of the dragon Smaug on one of its planes to celebrate the premiere of the second movie in the Hobbit trilogy. […]

12/01/2013

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)

Firefighter unaware she ran over crash survivor

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The firefighter who ran over and killed a survivor of the Asiana Airlines crash in San Francisco was unaware she was responsible for the girl’s death at the time of the […]

10/18/2013

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)

Monitoring cockpit systems not easy for pilots

WASHINGTON (AP) — Airline pilots often have trouble consistently monitoring automated cockpit safety systems, a problem that has shown up repeatedly in accidents and may have been a factor in the recent crash landing of […]

07/17/2013

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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