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Single-Engine Plane Forced To Land At Phoenix Park In Fair Oaks

A plane was forced to land in Phoenix Park after experiencing engine trouble, according to Sacramento Metro Fire.

12/05/2013

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Golfers Help Rescue Plane Crash Victims At Bing Maloney Golf Course

DeAngelo Mack and Michael Dalley saw the crash from the 12th hole, dropped their clubs and ran over to help. They pulled the unconscious pilot free from the crash.

08/23/2013

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1 Person Dead After Plane Crashes Near Chico

A plane has crashed near Chico, sparking a grass fire, according KHSL-TV in Chico.

08/13/2013

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Courts Will Treat Asiana Passengers Differently

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.

07/14/2013

An Asiana Airlines flight enroute to South Korea, a Boeing 777, taxis by the wreckage of Asiana Airlines flight 214 as it sits on runway 28L at San Francisco International Airport on July 8, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Two days after Asiana Airlines flight 214 crash landed at San Francisco International Airport, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is continuing their investigation as to why the plane crashed. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

UPDATED: Pilot Interviews Key To Answers In SFO Crash

Asiana Airlines Flight 214 was 500 feet up and about a half-minute from San Francisco International Airport when its speed dropped below the threshold for a safe landing. It continued slowing until just about eight seconds before touchdown, when pilots recognized the need for more speed and throttled up.

07/09/2013

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Asiana Flight 214: Sutter Roseville Prepared For Similar Disaster

From the second first responders arrive on a disaster scene, they immediately begin assessing victims using triage tags ranging from OK to emergency to dead on arrival.

07/08/2013

Firemen enter a Boeing 777 airplane that crashed while landing at San Francisco International Airport July 6, 2013 in San Francisco, California. An Asiana Airlines passenger aircraft coming from Seoul, South Korea crashed while landing. (Photo by Kimberly White/Getty Images)

Crash Survivor: Impact ‘Left A Hole Very Close To My Seat’

Fei Xiong and her 8-year-old son looked at each other and sensed something was wrong as Asiana Flight 214 was coming in low over San Francisco Bay.

07/08/2013

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Former Sacramento Pilot, Flight Instructor Shares Insight On SF Plane Crash

New video of the plane crash at San Francisco International Airport is providing National Transportation Safety Board investigators with some insight into what went wrong, and has many more experts weighing in.

07/07/2013

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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

File photo of an Asiana Airlines plane. (Photo by PARK JI-HWAN/AFP/Getty Images)

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

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