Asiana Airlines 777 Crashes At SFO

Two passengers were killed and many more injured when an Asiana Airlines 777 aircraft crashed on Saturday (July 6). Flight 214 from Incheon International airport (ICN) crashed when landing at San Francisco (SFO) airport. Reports suggest that the aircraft was flying significantly below the target landing speed and that its pilot tried to abort the landing shortly before impact. The aircraft was carrying 291 passengers and 16 crew. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is leading an investigation into the crash along with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). "The Department of Transportation [DOT] and the FAA are working closely to assist the NTSB with its investigation. Our thanks go to today's first responders and our thoughts and prayers go out to the passengers and crew of Asiana Flight 214 and their families," US DOT secretary, Anthony Foxx, and federal aviation administrator, Michael Huerta said. Asiana’s CEO, Young-Doo Yoon, expressed his “utmost sympathy and regret”.

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