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The name of a girl who died of injuries suffered in the crash-landing of an Asiana Airlines flight in San Francisco recently has emerged early Saturday.
A San Francisco Bay Area TV station has apologized after reporting bogus names of the four pilots aboard Asiana Airlines flight 214 that were a play on Asian names.
SAN FRANCISCO — A little girl who was aboard the Asiana Airlines flight that crash-landed died Friday, the same day that authorities confirmed one of the two Chinese teenagers killed in the disaster was hit by a firetruck.
I used to pack a smoke hood in my carry-on luggage. I knew that most passengers survived plane crashes on impact but that many died before they could escape the toxic smoking fuselage.
While U.S. news accounts focused on safety questions, the actions of the pilots and the possible impact on the South Korean airline, South Korean media accounts have focused instead on scores of descriptive accounts of heroism and panic after Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crash-landed at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday, killing two 16-year-old Chinese students and injuring 181 others.
The pilot in the crash at San Francisco International Airport that killed two and injured more than 100 was still in training and had never before landed that type of craft at that port, airline spokespeople said Monday.
Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook's chief operating officer, said she had planned to take the flight that crashed in San Francisco on Saturday that left two people dead and at least 180 more injured.
Police officers threw utility knives up to crew members inside the burning wreckage of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 so they could cut away passengers' seat belts. Passengers jumped down emergency slides, escaping from thick billowing smoke. And amid the chaos, some urged fellow passengers to keep calm, even as flames tore through the fuselage of the Boeing 777.
At downtown Seoul's posh Koreana Hotel, every room has a nightstand with a Bible, a room-service menu — and a gas mask.