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Asiana Airlines Flight 214 (2013)

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  • Pilot of plane that crashed was in training, Asiana says

    The pilot flying Asiana Flight 214, which crashed in San Francisco, killing two and injuring scores more, had only 43 hours of experience flying Boeing 777 aircraft, a spokeswoman for Asiana Airlines said Sunday. He was in training to fly the 777 when...
  • Asiana Airlines president defends pilots in S.F. plane crash

    Asiana Airlines on Tuesday defended the experience of the pilots who were at the controls when Asiana Flight 214 crash-landed at San Francisco International Airport last week, killing two and injuring scores of others. Lee Kang-kook, the captain who was...
  • Reporters mob Asiana Airlines president arriving in San Francisco

    Reporters mob Asiana Airlines president arriving in San Francisco
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Reporters mobbed Asiana Airlines President Yoon Young-doo as he walked into San Francisco International Airport on Tuesday afternoon, eventually chasing the executive back through the arrivals door. About 50 reporters had gathered at...
  • Asiana airplane crash: Six passengers remain in critical condition

    Six passengers from Asiana Airlines Flight 214 remained in critical condition Tuesday at two Bay Area hospitals, officials said. San Francisco General Hospital said a child listed in critical condition was upgraded to serious Monday. The five patients...
  • Asiana pilot knew plane was in trouble, crash investigators say

    Asiana pilot knew plane was in trouble, crash investigators say
    SAN FRANCISCO -- One of the pilots on Asiana Airlines Flight 214 told investigators that he knew the ill-fated flight was coming in too low into San Francisco International Airport and tried to correct the path. At a press conference Tuesday, the...
  • 2 flight attendants were ejected from Asiana plane during crash

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Two flight attendants were ejected from the rear section of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 when it crashed Saturday at San Francisco International Airport but survived, federal investigators said Tuesday. Deborah A.P. Hersman, chairwoman of...
  • Asiana plane crash: A Stanford Hospital's disaster drill paid off

    SAN FRANCISCO — The staff at Stanford Hospital conducted a disaster drill a few weeks ago, a routine reminder for doctors and nurses on what to do if patients started pouring in. Those skills were put to the test Saturday afternoon, when the...
  • Asiana crash not expected to damage airline long-term

    Asiana crash not expected to damage airline long-term
    Before Asiana Airlines Flight 214 struck a sea wall at the edge of San Francisco International Airport, the Seoul-based carrier was planning a huge expansion of its fleet in hopes of capitalizing on the surge in air traffic from Asia. The devastating...
  • For the record

    Asiana crash: In the July 9 Section A, an article about the investigation of the crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 at San Francisco International Airport misspelled pilot Lee Kang-kook's name as Lee Hang-kook. Asiana crash investigation: In the July 8...
  • Days after Asiana crash, FAA to require more training for co-pilots

    Under a final rule to be put in effect next week by the Federal Aviation Administration, co-pilots who fly for U.S. passenger and cargo planes will face a more stringent certification process and a more extended training sequence. Co-pilots, formally...
  • Four Asiana plane crash victims remain in critical condition

    Four people from Asiana Airlines Flight 214 remained in critical condition Wednesday morning at two Bay Area hospitals, officials said. Stanford Hospital said its tally had not changed from Tuesday: Four patients remained hospitalized, with one listed...