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  • Asiana pilot worried about landing before crash in San Francisco

    Asiana pilot worried about landing before crash in San Francisco
    WASHINGTON -- The captain flying the Asiana Airlines flight that crashed in San Francisco in July told accident investigators the approach for landing was "very stressful" and he thought the plane's automatic throttle was always working, according to a...
  • NTSB hearing on Asiana crash: New footage shows moment of impact

    NTSB hearing on Asiana crash: New footage shows moment of impact
    WASHINGTON -- New footage released Wednesday of the Asiana Airlines flight that crashed in San Francisco this summer shows the large jetliner pitch up and pivot in the air before bursting into flames. The footage was released by the National...
  • NTSB hearing on Asiana crash focuses on pilot skill, training

    NTSB hearing on Asiana crash focuses on pilot skill, training
    WASHINGTON — A daylong hearing Wednesday into the July 6 Asiana Airlines crash in San Francisco raised broad questions about the adequacy of pilot training and deteriorating skill in an era of growing reliance on computer-controlled flight....
  • Asiana faults automatic throttles in doomed flight

    Asiana faults automatic throttles in doomed flight
    In documents filed with federal accident investigators, Asiana Airlines stated Monday that flawed automatic throttles and the pilots themselves failed to maintain enough speed and altitude to safely land at San Francisco International Airport in July....
  • Terrorism not ruled out as search goes on for Malaysia Airlines plane

    Terrorism not ruled out as search goes on for Malaysia Airlines plane
    BEIJING — A massive search was underway Sunday for a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner, focusing on a spot off the southern coast of Vietnam where two large oil slicks were reported. But there were, so far, no clues to why the China-bound flight...
  • Asiana Airlines fined $500,000 for response to San Francisco crash

    Asiana Airlines has been fined $500,000 for failing to assist passengers and their families following last year's crash in San Francisco, federal transportation officials announced Tuesday, noting that it took up to five days for the airline to contact...
  • Asiana Airlines fined $500,000 for response to San Francisco crash

    Imposing the first penalty of its type, the federal government has fined Asiana Airlines $500,000 for failing to promptly help passengers and their families after last year's crash in San Francisco. A U.S. Department of Transportation investigation...
  • San Francisco firefighter files defamation claim in Asiana crash case

    San Francisco firefighter files defamation claim in Asiana crash case
    A San Francisco firefighter who responded to the July 6 crash landing of an Asiana Airlines jetliner has filed a legal claim saying the city's fire department falsely identified her to the media as the person who killed a teenage crash survivor. Elyse...
  • Pair gets jail for stealing luggage amid chaos of Asiana jet crash

    A couple who stole stranded luggage from passengers diverted away from San Francisco International Airport last year because of the Asiana Airlines crash have been sentenced to jail. Sean Sharif Crudup, 44, and Raychas Elizabeth Thomas, 32 -- both...
  • Teen run over by rescuers was already dead, report on jet crash says

    Teen run over by rescuers was already dead, report on jet crash says
    A teenage passenger who was killed in the July crash landing of an Asiana Airlines jetliner was already dead when she was struck by two rescue vehicles, a report released by San Francisco airport and fire officials claims. Ye Meng Yuan — a 16-...
  • S.F. firefighter claims she was blamed for Asiana death, lawsuit says

    S.F. firefighter claims she was blamed for Asiana death, lawsuit says
    A San Francisco firefighter accused of accidentally running over a 16-year-old passenger during the Asiana Airlines crash has filed a lawsuit claiming she was used as a “scapegoat” to minimize failures in the Fire Department. Elyse Duckett,...