Asiana Flight 214
New details about the crash of an Asiana Airlines jet have renewed questions about whether a culture of strict deference to more-senior pilots can compromise air safety.
The Asiana Airlines captain who crashed a Boeing 777 at San Francisco International Airport in July told investigators he was stressed out and “very concerned” about attempting a visual approach because the runway’s automatic warning systems were out of service due to construction, according to an investigative report released Wednesday.
Federal investigators say a teenage girl who survived the crash of an Asiana Airlines jet in San Francisco only to be fatally struck by a fire truck actually was run over by two rescue vehicles in the accident’s chaotic aftermath.
The National Transportation Safety Board is postponing the beginning of a two-day hearing looking into the crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 at SFO last July.
The National Transportation Safety Board hearings to investigate the crash of Asiana Flight 214 are scheduled for this week, but answers will be limited since the pilots will not be testifying.
The National Transportation Safety Board has released the agenda for next week’s investigative hearings on Asiana Flight 214.
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.
Prosecutors announce Friday that they will not seek criminal charges against a firefighter who ran over and killed a survivor of the Asiana Airlines flight that crashed at San Francisco International Airport.
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.
A San Francisco firefighter could face charges for the death of a sixteen-year-old girl who survived the Asiana Airlines crash at SFO, according to authorities.