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Asiana Flight 214

The Reasons Why Asiana Flight 214 Crashed

AP | JOAN LOWY and MARTHA MENDOZA | Posted 06.24.2014 | Crime

WASHINGTON (AP) — Asiana Flight 214's pilots caused the crash last year of their airliner carrying more than 300 people by bungling a landing approa...

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...

How Air Catastrophes Affect Flight Crews

Sarah Steegar | Posted 05.12.2014 | Business
Sarah Steegar

Generally I approach accidents like a surgeon to her patients. Cool detachment. "Minor" incidents are a piece of cake. They are proof of our procedures working, every day. The major incidents are like old relationships -- you feel differently about each one. And for some reason, the missing Malaysian Airlines jet sticks out.

Ben Hallman

Shutdown Shuts Down Deadly Crash Investigations

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Hallman | Posted 10.14.2013 | Business

The federal shutdown has forced investigators to suspend or delay probes of 14 major transportation accidents, including an airliner crash in San Fran...

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...

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...

`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.

Another Victim Dies From Injuries In SFO Crash

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.11.2013 | San Francisco

A third victim in the Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crash has died, San Fransisco General Hospital officials said in a news conference Friday. The vic...

Teen In Asiana Crash Hit By Fire Truck: Police

AP | TERRY COLLINS and JOAN LOWY | Posted 09.11.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — One of the two Chinese teenagers killed in the Asiana Airlines disaster was struck by a fire truck while she was covered by fire...

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...

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.

Asiana Airlines Flight 214 and the Breaching of Stabilized Approach Criteria

Michael Kay | Posted 09.09.2013 | World
Michael Kay

Having personally experienced the tsunami of information that a Board of Inquiry has to consider in my previous career, balanced with the unrelenting appetite of the media, Chairwoman Hersman and her investigation team's efforts are commendable.

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...

The Safest Seats on the Plane

Sara Keagle | Posted 09.07.2013 | Travel
Sara Keagle

Surviving a plane crash comes down to surviving the initial impact and getting out fast. With this in mind, what can you do to up the odds of survival and is there a "safer" place to sit on a flight?

Crash Victim May Have Been Killed By Rescue Vehicle

AP | LISA LEFF | Posted 09.06.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A county coroner said Sunday that his office is conducting an autopsy to determine whether one of the victims of the Asiana Air...

In Aftermath of Asiana Crash, an Insight Into the Intricacies of an Approach

Michael Kay | Posted 09.06.2013 | Business
Michael Kay

It is clear that flight 214 struck the ground short of the runway threshold. This indicates that the aircraft was below the glidepath in the final stages of the approach. But eyewitness accounts from passengers and observers may produce dramatic reports but are no indication of accurate events.

Behind The Airline In The SFO Crash

AP | By JOSHUA FREED | Posted 09.07.2013 | Technology

Asiana Airlines was relatively unknown in the United States before Saturday's crash landing at San Francisco International Airport. But South Korea's ...

Sheryl Sandberg: I Should Have Been On The Plane That Crashed

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.06.2013 | Technology

In what appears to be a sliding doors moment, Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said she was originally booked to be on Asiana Airlines...