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Video from a firefighter’s helmet camera shows rescuers were aware there was someone on the ground outside the Asiana plane, before she was fatally run over by a fire truck.
The parents of a teenage girl who was run over and killed by two emergency vehicles after an Asiana Airlines crash have filed a claim against the city of San Francisco, saying rescuers were reckless and poorly trained.
There’s now a search for a couple who may have picked up the greyhound lost by Air Canada at San Francisco International Airport.
“I told my boss I have to leave,” she said. “I can’t stay and work when I know there’s a dog running around this place, because there’s like big trucks, airplanes, buses.”
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.
Asiana said Monday that it will sue a San Francisco TV station that damaged the airline’s reputation by using bogus and racially offensive names for four pilots on a plane that crashed earlier this month in San Francisco.
One of the two Chinese teenagers killed in the Asiana Airlines disaster was struck by a fire truck while she was covered by firefighting foam, a new detail that raised the possibility she may have survived the crash only to die in its chaotic aftermath.
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 flying too low and too slow before the aircraft crashed, investigators said Tuesday.
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.
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.
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.
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.