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  • 5 possible explanations for TV station's Asiana blunder

    5 possible explanations for TV station's Asiana blunder
    Just how could it have happened that those schlock-comic-racist-bogus Asian names got on the air, anyway? “Captain Sum Ting Wong” and pilot “Wi Tu Lo” are two of the names read on the air on Bay Area station KTVU and put up on...
  • Get a clue, Asiana Airlines, and don't sue

    Get a clue, Asiana Airlines, and don't sue
    Really, Asiana Airlines? One of your planes is involved in a disastrous crash-landing that killed three girls and injured many other passengers, the early investigation is pointing fingers at your pilots, and your big action plan right now is to sue a Bay...
  • Asiana Airlines to sue KTVU-TV over bogus pilot names report

    Asiana Airlines to sue KTVU-TV over bogus pilot names report
    Asiana Airlines will sue a Bay Area TV station over bogus pilot names it broadcast last week. Airline spokesperson Lee Hyomin said the report seriously damaged the airline's reputation and that it will file suit to "strongly respond to [KTVU's] racially...
  • Asiana pilot names: NTSB intern 'no longer with agency,' report says

    Asiana pilot names: NTSB intern 'no longer with agency,' report says
    The National Transportation Safety Board intern who apparently confirmed the fake, racially insensitive names of the pilots flying the ill-fated Asiana Airlines Flight 214 is "no longer with the agency," CNN reported Monday. CNN cited "a government...
  • Asiana pilot names: Experts question motives of airline suit

    In the wake of Asiana 214’s crash-landing in San Francisco, there are surely myriad lawsuits to come — three passengers died, scores of others were injured, numerous flights were canceled and an aircraft was left gutted. But the first suit to...
  • Asiana crash: NTSB closes airport post; probe enters 'next phase'

    Asiana crash: NTSB closes airport post; probe enters 'next phase'
    The National Transportation Safety Board said its inquiry into the crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 has moved into "the next phase," with investigators concluding their work at San Francisco International Airport. The agency said in a statement...
  • New documentary looks at the 1996 crash of TWA Flight 800

    New documentary looks at the 1996 crash of TWA Flight 800
    A new documentary reexamines the causes behind the 1996 crash of TWA Flight 800 that claimed 230 lives after exploding over Long Island. "TWA Flight 800," which premieres tonight at 8 p.m. PDT on EPIX, maintains a missile (or missiles) brought down...
  • 83 Asiana victims file legal papers against Boeing, cite malfunction

    83 Asiana victims file legal papers against Boeing, cite malfunction
    Eighty-three of the passengers who were on Asiana Airlines Flight 214 that crash-landed at San Francisco International Airport took steps to sue the aircraft’s manufacturer, Boeing, a law firm representing the passengers announced Tuesday. A...
  • Asiana Airlines drops plan to sue TV station over fake crew names

    Asiana Airlines announced Wednesday it would not pursue the legal action it had promised against a Bay Area TV station that aired incorrect, racially insensitive names of pilots on the plane that crashed in San Francisco. The airline previously said its...
  • Small plane crashes in Maryland City

    Small plane crashes in Maryland City
    Joe Arrington thought a car had hit his house, or a truck hit a speed bump too fast on South Bruce Street. Then he looked out his window Thursday morning and saw the small airplane that had crashed into a neighbor's house 20 feet from his own in the...
  • Officials to reveal today whether fire truck killed Asiana victim

    Officials to reveal today whether fire truck killed Asiana victim
    Officials are expected to announce Friday whether a 16-year-old Chinese student was accidentally killed on the runway by an emergency vehicle responding to the crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214. The San Mateo County coroner’s office has...