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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Firefighters who work at San Francisco International Airport are receiving additional training on how to respond to airplane crashes following the Asiana Airlines accident in which a teenage girl was run over and killed by two emergency vehicles while lying wounded on the runway.
WASHINGTON (AP) — New details about the crash of an Asiana Airlines jet have renewed questions about whether a culture of strict deference to more-senior pilots can compromise air safety.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The landing of an Asiana Airlines flight at San Francisco International Airport appears normal at first, but about 10 seconds in to newly released video of the tragedy, the image turns into a streak of smoke as the tail shears off and the rest of the plane barrels forward. The aircraft then spins and comes to a stop in a cloud of dust.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal investigators say a teenage girl who survived the crash of an Asiana Airlines jet in San Francisco only to be fatally struck by a fire truck actually was run over by two rescue vehicles in the accident's chaotic aftermath.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The pilot whose Boeing 777 crashed last summer at the San Francisco airport told investigators he was "very concerned" about attempting a visual approach without the runway's instrument landing aids, which were out of service because of construction.
WASHINGTON (AP) — National Transportation Safety Board investigators reviewing a July Asiana Airlines crash landing at San Francisco International Airport raised concerns about the safety certification of Boeing 777's controls design.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Asiana Airlines captain who crashed a Boeing 777 at San Francisco International Airport in July told investigators he was stressed out and "very concerned" about attempting a visual approach because the runway's automatic warning systems were out of service due to construction.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board is holding a hearing Wednesday to try to learn why so many things went wrong when an Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 crash-landed at San Francisco International Airport in July, leaving three people dead and more than 150 injured.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board says is now planning to hold its hearing Wednesday into the crash-landing of an Asiana jet at San Francisco International Airport that left three Chinese teens dead.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tuesday's National Transportation Safety Board hearing into the crash-landing of an Asiana jet at San Francisco International Airport in July has been postponed due to wintry weather in the nation's capital.
(BPT) - Catastrophes like the crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 in San Francisco and the Boston Marathon bombings have highlighted the extraordinary work of emergency departments (ED) and their indispensable role in health care.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Safety experts and government and industry studies say pilots are becoming so reliant on the computer systems that do most of the flying in today's airliners that on the rare occasions when something goes wrong, they can be unprepared to assume control of the plane.
FILE - In this July 6, 2013, file photo, firefighters, lower center, stand by a tarpaulin sheet covering the body of a Chinese teen struck by a fire truck during the emergency response to the crash of Asiana Flight 214 at the San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco. Airline pilots spend nearly all their time monitoring automated cockpit systems rather than “hand-flying” planes, but their brains aren’t wired to continually pay close attention to instruments that rarely fail or show discrepancies, industry and government experts say. As a result, pilots may see but not register signs of trouble, a problem that is showing up repeatedly in accidents and may have been a factor in the Asiana crash. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
SAN MATEO, Calif. (AP) -- A coroner says a teenager in the Asiana Airlines crash was killed when she was struck by a vehicle at the scene.
NTSB's Greg Smith with flight data recorder and cockpit voice recorder from Asiana 777 in NTSB's DC lab.