Bay Area Tech Titan Survives Asiana Crash At SFO; Facebook COO Almost On Board
SAN FRANCISCO (CBS) — Two titans in the tech world have much to be thankful for after Saturday’s tragic crash at San Francisco International Airport.
Former Googler, now Samsung exec David Eun was on that flight and numbers among the survivors.
He tweeted late Saturday morning:
‘I just crash landed at SFO. Tail ripped off. Most everyone seems fine. I’m ok. Surreal’
Later he added:
‘Fire and rescue people all over the place. They’re evacuating the injured. Haven’t felt this way since 9/11. Trying to help people stay calm. Deep breaths.
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg posted to her Facebook page that she was supposed to be on the Boeing 777 that crash landed at SFO, along with some of her family and colleagues.
‘Taking a minute to be thankful and explain what happened. My family, colleagues Debbie Frost, Charlton Gholson and Kelly Hoffman and I were originally going to take the Asiana flight that just crash-landed. We switched to United so we could use miles for my family’s tickets. Our flight was scheduled to come in at the same time, but we were early and landed about 20 minutes before the crash. Our friend Dave David Eun was on the Asiana flight and he is fine.
Thank you to everyone who is reaching out – and sorry if we worried anyone. Serious moment to give thanks. Sam’
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