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  • Asiana pilots thought plane was automatically controlling speed

    Asiana pilots thought plane was automatically controlling speed
    The pilots of an Asiana Airlines flight that approached its landing at San Francisco International Airport too slow and crashed mistakenly thought the plane was automatically maintaining speed for them, investigators say. By the time the crew realized...
  • Too early to blame Asiana pilots for plane crash, NTSB says

    Too early to blame Asiana pilots for plane crash, NTSB says
    SAN FRANCISCO -- The top federal investigator probing the crash of a plane at San Francisco International Airport said Wednesday that it's too early to blame the pilots for the tragedy. "At this point in the investigation, we are not reaching any...
  • 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...
  • Asiana Airlines victim who may have been run over is identified

    Asiana Airlines victim who may have been run over is identified
    SAN FRANCISCO -- The San Mateo County coroner has identified the teen victim of the Asiana Airlines crash who may have been run over by an emergency vehicle as Ye Mengyuan. Ye and her close friend, Wang Linjia, were the sole fatalities of Saturday&...
  • Asiana passengers were told to stay seated after crash, officials say

    Asiana passengers were told to stay seated after crash, officials say
    SAN FRANCISCO — After Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crash-landed on a San Francisco International Airport runway, did a full spin and skidded to a halt, flight attendants told passengers to stay in their seats and not evacuate, officials said...
  • Three Asiana plane crash victims remain in critical condition

    Three Asiana plane crash victims remain in critical condition
    Three survivors of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 remained in critical condition at a San Francisco hospital Thursday after another Bay Area facility said its last critical patient from the plane crash had been upgraded. San Francisco General Hospital...
  • NTSB wrapping up field work in Asiana Airlines crash probe

    NTSB wrapping up field work in Asiana Airlines crash probe
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board are wrapping up the on-scene work in their inquiry into the Saturday’s Asiana Airlines crash, officials said. Board Chairwoman Deborah A.P. Hersman said Thursday that...
  • Asiana jet's automated controls working normally before crash

    SAN FRANCISCO -- The automated controls that should have assisted Asiana Airlines pilots with their landing at San Francisco International Airport seemed to be working normally when the jetliner slammed into the sea wall and runway, federal...
  • Asiana crash probe: South Korea not happy with NTSB disclosures

    Asiana crash probe: South Korea not happy with NTSB disclosures
    SEOUL -- As a team of U.S. and South Korean investigators wrap up the initial stage of their probe into the crash landing of an Asiana Airlines jetliner in San Francisco, a cultural chasm is growing concerning disclosures about the pilots and analysis...
  • Frustration grows about airports' immigration lines

    Frustration grows about airports' immigration lines
    As lines grow at airport customs and immigration checkpoints, the frustration among international travelers continues to swell. A trade group for the nation’s travel industry is hoping to exploit that frustration to pressure the federal government...
  • Towson pilot killed in helicopter crash recalled for life of adventure

    Towson pilot killed in helicopter crash recalled for life of adventure
    Spilling out from a helicopter door, rose petals and delicate purple and blue flowers rained down on hundreds of mourners who gathered Sunday to remember Towson pilot David E. Jenny Jr. Jenny, 30, one of three Marylanders killed in a helicopter crash...