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At SFO, more details emerge in aftermath of Asiana Airlines crash

Monday, July 8, 2013


More details emerged Sunday from survivors of Saturday’s crash landing of Asiana Airlines flight 214, along with dramatic Youtube video of the crash (above). NTSB investigators say the pilot tried to abort the landing—after it was too late. Passengers recounted how they managed to get out, flight attendants told of using axes to extricate two of their own pinned beneath an emergency chute that inflated inside the aircraft as it filled with smoke. And investigators were looking into whether one of the two 16-year-old Chinese students who died may have been killed after being struck by a fire truck.
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