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Asiana Airlines Crash

Firefighter Accused Of Running Over Passenger In Airlien Crash Files Lawsuit

AP | Posted 05.09.2014 | Crime

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (AP) — A San Francisco firefighter accused of accidentally running over a passenger thrown from the wreckage of an Asiana Airl...

WATCH: Chilling Footage Of Asiana Airlines Crash Released

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 12.12.2013 | Crime

The National Transportation Safety Board has released video from the Asiana Airlines crash at San Francisco International Airport in July. In the foot...

Is This The Most Offensive Halloween Costume Of 2013?

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 10.30.2013 | Weird News

In what may be one of the most offensive Halloween costumes to surface this year, a group of men dressed up as bloodied flight attendants from the Asi...

Mechanical Failure May Have Caused Asiana Airlines Crash

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 10.09.2013 | San Francisco

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — The pilots of Asiana Flight 214, which crashed in San Francisco in July, as well as the airline, are raising the pos...

Plane Crash Evacuation Slides Were Faulty -- And The Feds Knew

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 10.01.2013 | San Francisco

The malfunction of two evacuation slides after the Asiana Flight 214 crash in San Francisco in July added drama to the emergency. Now, NBC reports its...

The World's Safest Airlines

Dane Steele Green | Posted 11.06.2013 | Travel
Dane Steele Green

No airline is accident-free. Every single one has had something go wrong at one point, even if it is a flat tire. Nevertheless, there are several airlines out there that have particularly sterling reputations when it comes to safety.

Asiana Offers Payout To Survivors Of July Crash

AP | YOUKYUNG LEE | Posted 10.12.2013 | San Francisco

SEOUL, South Korea -- Asiana Airlines Inc. has offered $10,000 to each of the 288 surviving passengers of the flight that crash landed in San Francisc...

DESPICABLE: Airline Employee Allegedly Stole Luggage After Deadly Crash

Robin Wilkey | Posted 08.01.2013 | Crime

A United Airlines employee and his girlfriend have been charged with grand theft and burglary after allegedly stealing luggage in the chaotic aftermat...

Other Victims of the Asiana Crash

Kiernan Hopkins | Posted 09.30.2013 | Crime
Kiernan Hopkins

When we hear about airplane crashes we can't help but think of all of the victims -- of course the injured, both those who died and the other passenge...

`Sum Ting Wong'? Yes, There Is

Paul Cheung | Posted 07.22.2013 | Media
Paul Cheung

The names were supposed to be a joke. Only this joke wasn't funny. It was offensive, insensitive to the victims of Asiana's plane crash, and indicative of a major problem in a government and journalism institution. These 'jokes' make me question my American-ness.

KTVU Needs to Do a Lot More Than Just Apologize

Chez Pazienza | Posted 09.16.2013 | Media
Chez Pazienza

I sometimes wonder if I'm actually more incensed than KTVU News Director Lee Rosenthal is that his news department somehow allowed four obviously phony, racially insulting Asian pun names to go out over the air last Friday.

Asiana Airlines Backs Off KTVU

Reuters | Posted 09.16.2013 | Media

SEOUL, July 17 (Reuters) - Asiana Airlines said on Wednesday it has scrapped a plan to sue a U.S. television station that incorrectly reported in a ...

WATCH: Colbert Lampoons KTVU For Racist Asiana Airlines Gaffe

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 07.16.2013 | Media

On Monday night's "Colbert Report," Stephen Colbert lampooned local TV station KTVU for its racist Asiana Airlines gaffe. Last week, KTVU anchor T...

What Asiana Crash Survivors Can Expect To Be Compensated

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 07.16.2013 | Travel

SAN FRANCISCO -- When the courts have to figure compensation for people aboard Asiana Airlines Flight 214, the potential payouts will probably be vast...

Racism: Milena Clarke's Old-fashioned Experience vs. the New Kind After the Asiana Crash

Emil Guillermo | Posted 09.14.2013 | San Francisco
Emil Guillermo

After the Asiana Airlines crash, I was astonished to see so many examples of anti-Asian racism in both mainstream and social media (primarily on Twitter). It remains one of the most underreported things about the crash of Asiana Flight 214.

'Sum Ting Wong'? KTVU Apologizes For Racist Gaffe

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 07.15.2013 | Media

Bay Area Fox affiliate KTVU has apologized for its bogus -- and racially offensive -- coverage of the July 6 Asiana plane crash. Reading from a tel...

Biographies Of The 3 Chinese Victims In Asiana Crash

AP | Posted 07.15.2013 | World

BEIJING -- The three victims of the July 6 crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 in San Francisco were teenage girls who attended the same school in eas...

LOOK: Asiana Flight Attendant's Heroic Rescue Of Passengers

Posted 07.12.2013 | Good News

The image of a flight attendant carrying people on her back away from Asiana Flight 214's smoldering remains are going viral, thanks to photos taken b...

America's Flight Attendants Celebrate the Crew of Asiana 214

Bobby Laurie | Posted 09.10.2013 | Travel
Bobby Laurie

If one thing can be said for the flight attendant community, we always stand together. No matter the airline we work for, or the country we live in, we all realize that we do the same job, with the same ups and downs. When tragedy strikes, we're all there to support each other.

From a Flight Attendant's Point of View: Thoughts on Asiana Flight #214

Patricia Sund | Posted 07.11.2013 | Travel
Patricia Sund

There's a lot more to being a flight attendant than slinging orange juice. You just don't see it. If you saw what was covered in my manual, you'd freak. And there's only so much training you can get before you run into something that has never happened before.

Bianca Bosker

How 'Automation Addiction' Figures In Asiana Crash Probe

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 07.11.2013 | Technology

Had the pilots of the doomed Asiana jetliner that crashed in San Francisco last weekend looked out the window, they might well have surmised much earl...

John Celock

GOP Lawmaker's Shocking Plane Crash Joke

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 07.10.2013 | Politics

A Republican New Hampshire state senator, Andy Sanborn, laughingly compared Obamacare to the San Francisco plane crash while guest-hosting a radio sho...

Pilots Relied On Automated Equipment To Control Doomed Jet's Speed

AP | MARTHA MENDOZA and JOAN LOWY | Posted 09.08.2013 | San Francisco

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — The pilots of Asiana Flight 214 relied on automated cockpit equipment to control the jetliner's speed as they land...

Doctor: Surprising Injuries In SFO Crash

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 07.09.2013 | San Francisco

-- Many survivors of Saturday's plane crash in San Francisco have a surprising pattern of spine injuries that a doctor says shows how violently they ...

LOOK: What Happened In The Seconds Before Flight 214 Crashed?

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.11.2013 | San Francisco

It could take months to determine what caused Saturday's tragic plane crash at San Francisco International Airport, which claimed two lives and left d...