Asiana Airlines officials say a Boeing 777 that crashed at San Francisco International Airport last July had inadequate warning systems to alert the crew to problems with air speed.
The National Transportation Safety Board has released the agenda for next week’s investigative hearings on Asiana Flight 214.
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.
There have been 12 commercial airline crashes at San Francisco International Airport since it opened in 1927. But one disaster stands out as eerily similar to Saturday’s deadly crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 — it’s a November 22, 1968 crash.
West Valley Christian Church and School confirmed that two teens killed in an airline crash landing in San Francisco were traveling to Southern California for the church’s summer camp.
South Korea says its officials will inspect the engines and landing equipment on all Boeing 777 plans owned by Asiana and Korea Air.
The pilot of the Asiana Airlines plane that crashed in San Francisco on Saturday was making his first landing with a Boeing 777 at San Francisco International Airport.
The first sign of trouble for a Korean passenger jet that crashed at San Francisco International Airport came seven seconds before impact – the point where the crew realized they were too slow on their approach to land.
An Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 crashed and burned upon arrival at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday, killing two people and hospitalizing 182 others.
Two runways have reopened at San Francisco International Airport. SFO issued the message on Twitter at about 3:30 p.m.. Passengers were advised to check with their airlines for updated arrival and departure information.