Audio recordings of passengers aboard Asiana Flight 214 shortly after it crashed at San Francisco International Airport last weekend have been released. NBC News first posted the audio online, which was released by California Highway Patrol on Wednesday.
The audio reveals the voices of passengers on Asiana Flight 214 shortly after it crashed at San Francisco International Airport.
Multiple callers requested additional medical assistance. One crash survivor informed the 9-1-1 operator, "There are a bunch of people who still need help and there's not enough medics out here." She described a woman on the runway "who is pretty much burned very severely on the head and we don't know what to do ... She is severely burned. She will probably die soon if we don't get any help."
Another caller was asked what runway he was on, and he replied, "I don't know the runway, we literally just ran out of the airplane."
Saturday's crash killed two passengers and injured hundreds, 12 of whom remain hospitalized. The Associated Press reports that according to National Transportation Safety Board chairman Deborah Hersman, the pilot trainee said he was blinded by a light at the time when the plane started to drop. Lasers have not been ruled out. Then when the jet came to a stop, the pilots initially instructed the passengers to stay seated.
Audio of air traffic controllers that was released earlier this week revealed chaos at the scene of the crash.