SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Two 16-year-old Chinese girls were killed in the fiery crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday, the airline has confirmed.
The girls have been identified as Ye Meng Yuan and Wang Lin Jia, according to a statement from Asiana Airlines.READ MORE: Upcoming Rainstorms Provide Hope For Drought Relief, Dry Marin County Reservoirs
Both were students and Chinese nationals, according to airline officials.
The crash left at least a dozen more passengers critically wounded, with roughly 49 people estimated to be in serious condition, authorities said.UPDATE: Judge Denies Bail for Los Gatos Mom Accused of Hosting Drunken Teen Sex Parties
More than 180 of the 307 people aboard the plane suffered some type of injury in the crash and were sent to hospitals throughout the Bay Area.
In the statement, Asiana representatives said the company offers its “deepest apologies and condolences.”MORE NEWS: 5 NorCal Counties Sue PG&E Over Massive Dixie Fire
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