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Asiana Captain Was ‘Very Concerned’ Before SFO Crash Landing

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.

12/11/2013

Ye Meng Yuan (left) and Wang Lin Jia were killed when Asiana Airlines flight 214 crash landed at San Francisco International Airport on July 6, 2013. (CBS)

NTSB Documents Reveal Asiana Crash Victim Was Run Over Twice

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.

12/11/2013

A Boeing 777 airplane lies burned on the runway after it crashed landed at San Francisco International Airport July 6, 2013.  (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

NTSB Asiana Flight 214 Hearings Postponed To Wednesday

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.

12/10/2013

An Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 airplane lies burned on the runway after it crash landed at San Francisco International Airport July 6, 2013. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Pilots Won’t Testify In NTSB’s Asiana Crash Hearings

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.

12/09/2013

Crews inspect the scene near the Walnut Creek BART station where two workers were hit and killed by a train on October 19, 2013. (CBS)

Stretch Of BART Tracks Shut Down For Worker Death Investigation

A stretch of Bay Area Rapid Transit tracks in Contra Costa County were scheduled to be closed from noon to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday as the National Transportation Safety Board investigates the BART accident that killed two workers over the weekend.

10/23/2013

Crews inspect the scene near the Walnut Creek BART station where two workers were hit and killed by a train on October 19, 2013. (CBS)

NTSB: BART Workers Killed On Tracks Responsible For Their Own Safety

The two BART workers who were struck and killed by a train while inspecting the tracks during the second day of a BART strike over the weekend were working under a practice in which they were considered responsible for their own safety, a National Transportation Safety Board official said Tuesday.

10/22/2013

Crews inspect the scene near the Walnut Creek BART station where two workers were hit and killed by a train on October 19, 2013. (CBS)

NTSB Launches Probe Into Deaths Of BART Workers Hit By Train

The operator of a BART train that struck and killed two workers near the Walnut Creek station on Saturday was in training, a National Transportation Safety Board investigator confirmed Monday afternoon.

10/21/2013

Asiana Flight 214 Plane Crash

Asiana Points To Possible Malfunction As Factor In SFO Crash

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.

10/08/2013

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Feds Investigate Asiana Response To SFO Plane Crash

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.

09/25/2013

Boeing 777 Crashes At San Francisco Airport

Glide Slope Indicator Operating At SFO For 1st Time Since Crash

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.

08/22/2013

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