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By Donald Lambro
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Topic - Kelly Nantel
The summer intern who confirmed to a California TV station that "Captain Sum Ting Wong" and three others piloted the Asiana Airlines flight that crashed July 6 at San Francisco International Airport is being described by the federal government as a "very intelligent young man."
An Asiana Airlines flight crashed while landing at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday, killing two Chinese teenagers, injuring dozens of others and forcing passengers to jump down the emergency inflatable slides to safety as flames tore through the plane.
The battery that caught fire in the Japan Airlines 787 Dreamliner in Boston was not overcharged, but government investigators said Sunday there could still be problems with wiring or other charging components.
"I can't get into details except to say that we are taking appropriate action. It's unfortunate because he's a very intelligent young man who made a very big mistake," Kelly Nantel, spokeswoman for the National Transportation Safety Board, told Politico.