SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – Sunday marks the one year anniversary of the Asiana Airlines plane crash at San Francisco International Airport, and now, for the first time, the “first” first responders to arrive on scene are being acknowledged publicly for their heroism.
On July 6, 2013 at about 11:30 a.m., Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crashed upon arrival at SFO. It was a chaotic scene, as many KCBS listeners described.READ MORE: UPDATE: Estrada Fire Containment 35%; Evacuation Orders Downgraded as Crews Mop Up
“There was just this loud boom, and just the smoke,” said one caller.
“Two emergency chutes deployed, so hopefully people are able to go out,” said another witness.