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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)

San Francisco 911 Dispatcher Honored For Work During Asiana Plane Crash At SFO

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.

04/08/2014

Chopper 5 image of a plane which skidded off the runway and crashed through a fence at Reid-Hillview Airport in San Jose, January 30, 2014. (CBS)

Plane Skids Off Runway, Through Fence At San Jose Reid-Hillview Airport

A plane skidded off the runway and through a fence after landing at San Jose Reid-Hillview airport Thursday afternoon.

01/30/2014

Image from a firefighter's helmet cam shows Asiana Airlines Flight 214 burning following a crash landing at San Francisco International Airport, July 6, 2013. (San Francisco Fire Dept.)

San Francisco Firefighter Involved In Asiana Plane Crash Files Defamation Claim

A San Francisco firefighter has filed a defamation claim against the fire department, which she says falsely accused her of being responsible for the death of a teenage girl after the Asiana Airlines plane crash in July.

01/28/2014

According to authorities, a plane owned by Dale Smith of San Jose disappeared in the Central Idaho wilderness on December 1, 2013. (Facebook)

Plane Of Missing San Jose Pilot Found In Idaho, 5 Aboard Dead

The wreckage of a small plane carrying five people, including a Silicon Valley executive, was found Friday after vanishing in the central Idaho mountains on Dec. 1, the Valley County sheriff’s office said. There were no survivors.

01/10/2014

According to authorities, a plane owned by Dale Smith of San Jose disappeared in the Central Idaho wilderness on December 1, 2013. (Facebook)

Idaho Authorities Suspend Search For Missing San Jose Pilot, Family

Air and ground crews have suspended their search for a plane that went missing in Idaho’s backcountry on Dec. 1 with five people aboard, including a Silicon Valley executive.

12/12/2013

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Asiana Crash Probe Renews Debate Over Culture In Aviation

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.

12/12/2013

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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

According to authorities, a plane owned by Dale Smith of San Jose disappeared in the Central Idaho wilderness on December 1, 2013. (Facebook)

Search For Missing San Jose Pilot, Family In Idaho Winding Down

Family members say search efforts have mostly ended for a small private airplane that went missing over the mountains in central Idaho with five people aboard.

12/11/2013

According to authorities, a plane owned by Dale Smith of San Jose disappeared in the Central Idaho wilderness on December 1, 2013. (Facebook)

Search For Missing Bay Area Family In Idaho Enters 5th Day

Eight aircraft, and 35 people on foot, snowmobiles and ATVs searched Idaho’s vast backcountry Thursday for the single-engine Beech Bonanza piloted by Dale Smith, a 51-year-old software executive from San Jose.

12/05/2013

According to authorities, a plane owned by Dale Smith of San Jose disappeared in the Central Idaho wilderness on December 1, 2013. (Facebook)

Search Widens For Missing Bay Area Pilot, Family In Idaho

More than 60 search and rescue personnel scoured the central Idaho mountains Wednesday for five people, including four family members, who were onboard a plane that disappeared three days earlier.

12/04/2013

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