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Palo Alto Couple Crashes Plane In Tahoe; Husband Dead, Wife Survives

A Palo Alto man was killed and his wife injured in a small plane crash Monday after taking off from the South Lake Tahoe Airport, authorities said.

07/22/2013

The wrecked fuselage of Asiana Airlines flight 214 sits in a storage area at San Francisco International Airport on July 12, 2013 at San Francisco International Airport. ( Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Asiana Suing KTVU Over Racially-Offensive Fake Pilot Names

Asiana announced Monday that it will sue a San Francisco Bay Area TV station that it said damaged the airline’s reputation by using bogus and racially offensive names for four pilots on a plane that crashed earlier this month in San Francisco.

07/15/2013

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)

Phil Matier: How Could Asiana Pilot Names Hoax Happen?

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.

07/15/2013

Survivors of the Asiana flight 214 plane crash visit the site of the wreckage at San Francisco International Airport, July 10, 2013. (NNS)

NTSB Says Asiana 214 Had No Sign Of Mechanical Trouble

Investigators have found no evidence of mechanical problems with Asiana Flight 214, the head of the National Transportation Safety Board said Thursday, putting the focus of the safety probe squarely on the pilots.

07/11/2013

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 Tried To Abort Landing Seconds Before Asiana 214 Crash

Federal investigators say two pilots called for the landing of an Asiana Airlines plane to be aborted seconds before the plane crashed at San Francisco International Airport.

07/11/2013

Asiana Flight 214 Plane Crash

Asiana Pilot Delayed Evacuating Crashed Plane Until Fire Broke Out

Federal safety officials said a pilot initially told passengers not to evacuate an Asiana Airlines flight that crash landed at San Francisco International Airport over the weekend.

07/10/2013

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Crash Investigators Look Into Mysterious Flash, Pairing Of Asiana Pilots

Investigators trying to piece together what went wrong will consider a report about a blinding light flash and the pairing of the pilots, who were assigned to work together through a tightly regulated system developed after several deadly crashes in the 1980s were blamed in part on inexperience in the cockpit.

07/10/2013

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)

SFO Plane Crash Probe Brings Questions Over Automated Speed Controls

Investigators are trying to understand whether automated cockpit equipment Asiana flight 214’s pilots said they were relying on to control the airliner’s speed may have contributed to the plane’s dangerously low and slow approach just before it crashed.

07/10/2013

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

NTSB Investigates Whether Asiana Flight 214 Escape Chutes Malfunctioned

Several people aboard Asiana Airlines Flight 214 have said at least one of the Boeing 777’s evacuation chutes opened inside the cabin rather than outside the jet after it crashed Saturday at San Francisco International Airport, federal investigators said Tuesday.

07/10/2013

An image from home video provided to CNN shows Asiana Flight 214 upon impact. (CNN photo)

NTSB Notes Cockpit Inexperince As Jet’s Landing Gear Hit Seawall, Ejected Flight Attendants

Federal investigators said Asiana Flight 214’s landing gear hit a seawall before the tail of the plane during a weekend crash at SFO. The NTSB said it had also learned that the commanding pilot of the crashed jet was on his first trip as a flight instructor.

07/09/2013

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