Airport officials released Wednesday preliminary findings from a self-review of the airport’s performance in July’s Asiana Airlines crash, citing the need for improvement in coordinating emergency responses and providing adequate customer service.
The last patient who was still hospitalized following the Asiana Airlines plane crash at San Francisco International Airport in July has been released, San Francisco General Hospital officials announced today.
The pilots of Asiana Flight 214, which crashed in San Francisco in July, as well as the airline, were raising the possibility that a key device that controls the Boeing 777’s speed may have malfunctioned, an aviation expert familiar with the investigation into the crash said Tuesday.
Federal transportation officials are investigating whether Asiana Airlines failed to meet legal obligations to help the families of passengers whose flight crash landed at San Francisco International Airport.
Pilots flying into San Francisco International Airport will once again be able to land with the help of an important piece of equipment that was out of service when an Asiana Airlines flight crash landed last month.
The fire battalion chief who used a helmet video camera to record the events during the Asiana Airlines crash response at San Francisco International Airport may be disciplined for violating department policy.
A San Francisco Fire Department spokeswoman said officials plan to review a policy that prohibits fire fighters from recording emergency scenes without advance approval from the city’s fire chief.
Asiana Airlines Inc. has offered $10,000 to each of the 288 surviving passengers of the flight that crash landed in San Francisco last month.
Nine people who were passengers on the Asiana Airlines flight that crashed at San Francisco International Airport last month sued both the airline and the plane’s manufacturer, Boeing Co., in federal court in San Francisco Thursday.
In a response to the deadly Asiana Airlines crash, the Federal Aviation Administration is advising that all foreign airlines use GPS technology when landing at the San Francisco International Airport because of concerns over pilots’ experience with visual approaches.