More than 70 passengers aboard an Asiana Airlines flight that crashed in San Francisco two years ago have reached a settlement in their lawsuits against the airline.
Asiana Airlines has been ordered by the South Korean government to temporarily stop flying to San Francisco International Airport, following last year’s crash that killed three passengers and injured more than 180 people.
NorCal Society Of Journalists Awards KCBS Radio With Excellence In Journalism Award For Asiana Crash Coverage
The SPJ said the coverage was “an amazing record of what happened during the Asiana crash with riveting first-hand accounts.”
Ever since footage emerged from a San Francisco firefighters’ helmet of a truck running over a Asiana Airlines crash victim in July 2013, firefighters on the department have been banned from wearing the cameras. That policy is now under review.
The five Airfield Safety Officers were honored at Tuesday’s San Francisco Board of Supervisors meeting.
Airfield Safety Officers Who Were First On Scene Following Asiana Airlines Plane Crash At SFO To Receive Commendations
The Airfield Safety Officers arrived within two minutes of the initial impact of Asiana Flight 214, and nearly a minute before the first fire truck arrived on scene.
The crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 at San Francisco International Airport last July was a result of an over-reliance on automated systems in the plane, National Transportation Safety Board officials said at a hearing today in Washington, D.C.
A federal safety board report is expected to reveal the official cause of the Asiana Airlines crash at San Francisco International Airport in July of last year that left three people dead.
A couple who used the confusion during the Asiana Airlines plane crash at San Francisco International Airport last summer as an opportunity to steal luggage from diverted passengers was sentenced to jail Tuesday, San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said.
The city’s Board of Supervisors and fire chief honored a San Francisco 911 dispatcher Tuesday afternoon for his work coordinating the emergency response during the Asiana Flight 214 plane crash last summer.