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Small FedEx Plane Makes Emergency Landing Near Tracy Airport

The Cessna 208, flying from Oakland to Visalia, was 8,000 feet up and about four miles from Tracy when it lost power, according to Ian Gregor, FAA public affairs manager.

02/06/2014

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Pilot In SF Crash Had Little Experience With 777s

The pilot at the controls of an Asiana plane that crash landed was guiding a Boeing 777 into the San Francisco airport for the first time, and tried but failed to abort the landing after coming in too slow to set down safely, aviation and airline officials said Sunday.

07/07/2013

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Pilots Faced Challenges Landing In San Francisco

San Francisco International Airport, with its tightly spaced runways that extend right up to the water, requires more skill for landing than most of the nation’s big airports, experienced airline pilots say.

07/07/2013

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Domestic, International Flights Diverted To Sacramento Following SF Plane Crash

Additional staff was brought in to help accommodate the more than 1,000 passengers that were diverted to Sacramento International Airport after the plane crash in San Francisco.

07/06/2013

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Experts: Boeing 777 Has ‘Fantastic’ Safety Record

The crash of an Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 in San Francisco on Saturday is only the second major accident for the twin-engine, wide-bodied jet in the 18 years the model has been in service, aviation safety expert said.

07/06/2013

Emergency crews surround an Asiana Airlines passenger jet after it crashed and burned at San Francisco International Airport, July 6, 2013, (CBS)

Official: 2 Dead, 1 Remains Unaccounted For In San Francisco Plane Crash

An Asiana Airlines flight crashed while landing at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday, killing at least two people, injuring dozens of others and forcing passengers to jump down the emergency inflatable slides to safety as flames tore through the plane.

07/06/2013

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Airliner Crashes On Landing At SFO; Flights Diverted To Sacramento International Airport

An Asiana Airlines flight from Seoul, South Korea, crashed while landing at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday, forcing passengers to jump down the emergency inflatable slides to safety. It was not immediately known whether there were any injuries.

07/06/2013

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Passenger Plane Makes Emergency Landing At Sacramento International Airport

A passenger plane made an emergency landing at Sacramento International Airport today after the crew reported smelling smoke.

02/19/2013