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.
A fire rig that ran over and killed a 16-year-old Asiana Airlines crash survivor was not equipped with heat-sensing equipment that might have detected her in its path, authorities confirmed Monday.
Now the entire family is part of a group of 83 passengers preparing to sue Boeing. They are planning a multimillion-dollar lawsuit, focusing on possible mechanical problems with the engine controls, emergency slides and seat belts.
Asiana Airlines said Wednesday it no longer plans to sue a Bay Area TV station over the use of racially offensive names.
Officials say four South Korean pilots of an Asiana plane that crash-landed in San Francisco this month were being treated for psychological trauma and injuries caused by the incident.
A woman and her 8-year-old son, injured in the crash-landing of Asiana Flight 214, are suing the airline over the accident.
Asiana Airlines plans to sue KTVU Channel 2 over its report on Friday that used bogus and offensive names for four pilots linked to the crash of Flight 214 at San Francisco International.
Asiana Airlines said Sunday its reputation was damaged by a report on a San Francisco TV station that used bogus and racially offensive names for four pilots on its plane that crashed earlier this month and is considering legal action.
When the courts have to figure compensation for people aboard 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 Asiana jetliner crash-landed.