SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) — Investigators were looking into whether one of two young girls who died in Saturday’s plane crash at San Francisco International Airport was run over by an emergency response vehicle.
Authorities said Sunday that the girl, found near the west wing of the aircraft, suffered injuries consistent with being run over by a vehicle. She also did not suffer extensive burns.
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee described the situation for first responders to the crash site as “very chaotic” with “lots of smoke” as he spoke with reporters at San Francisco General Hospital, where many of the surviving crash victims are being treated.
Lee said given that scene, it might be possible a vehicle could have run over the girl – but he said that determination would have to be made by the coroner and crash investigators.
Authorities on Sunday identified the two Chinese girls killed in the crash landing of Asiana Flight 214 as students Ye Meng Yuan and Wang Lin Jia.
They have not identified by name which girl may have been run over, but said the other victim was apparently ejected from the aircraft causing her death.
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