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Asiana flight attendants make news with bravery

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Before Asiana Flight 214 crash-landed in San Francisco, the last time the Korean airlines’ flight attendants made news it was over an effort by their union earlier this year to get […]

07/14/2013

Deborah Hersman, NTSB Chairman, discussing crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214, San Francisco. (AP Photo)

Outline emerges of last moments before plane crash

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nearly a week after Asiana Flight 214 collided with a rocky seawall just short of its intended airport runway, investigators have pieced together an outline of the event — what should […]

07/12/2013

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Vigil held in LA for victims of Asiana crash

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Southern California school held a candlelight vigil in remembrance of the two 16-year-old Chinese girls who were killed in the Asiana jetliner crash at San Francisco International Airport. West […]

07/11/2013

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Koreas begin talks on reopening joint factory park

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Government officials from North and South Korea met Wednesday in a North Korean border town to discuss how to restart a factory complex they ran until it was shut down […]

07/10/2013

Asiana Airlines Flight 214 "Black Box." (AP Photo)

NTSB: Pilots relied on automatic speed control

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (AP) — The pilots of Asiana Flight 214 relied on automated cockpit equipment to control the jetliner’s speed as they landed at San Francisco airport, but realized too late they were […]

07/09/2013

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

NTSB: Flight attendants ejected during crash

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (AP) — 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 […]

07/09/2013

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

NTSB Chair Updates Penny and Phil About SFO Crash Investigation

this morning at 5:50, National Transportation Safety Board Chairwoman, Deborah Hersman checked in with Penny Griego and Phil Hulett to update them on the extensive investigation into Saturday’s crash of an Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 […]

07/09/2013

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

NTSB findings on SF plane crash at a glance

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After departing from Shanghai and stopping in Seoul, Asiana Flight 214 makes its final approach into San Francisco International Airport following a 10-hour flight across the Pacific Ocean. A preliminary review […]

07/08/2013

Asiana Airlines Flight 214 "Black Box." (AP Photo)

Slow landing speed of San Francisco jet probed

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Investigators have determined that Asiana Airlines Flight 214 was traveling “significantly below” the target speed during its approach and that the crew tried to abort the landing just before it smashed […]

07/08/2013

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

Asiana attendant describes dramatic evacuation

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The evacuation of Asiana Flight 214 began badly. Even before the mangled jetliner began filling with smoke, two evacuation slides on the doors inflated inside the cabin instead of outside, pinning […]

07/08/2013

Asiana Airlines Flight 214 "Black Box." (AP Photo)

Asiana flight tried to abort landing

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – A federal safety official said Sunday the cockpit voice recorder from Asiana Flight 214 showed the jetliner received a warning that it could stall because it was flying too slowly and […]

07/07/2013

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

Survivor could see runway through hole in tail

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Police officers threw utility knives up to crew members inside the burning wreckage of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 so they could cut away passengers’ seat belts. Passengers jumped down emergency slides, […]

07/07/2013

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