Asiana Airlines crash
Jun 24, 2014 — The National Transportation Safety Board concluded that the crash of Flight 214 last year in San Francisco was due to automated systems that the crew did not fully understand.
Jan 15, 2014 — Emergency personnel had known a Chinese teenager was lying on the ground at San Francisco International Airport near the wreckage. But as they spread foam on the area, she was covered up. Tragically, two fire trucks later ran over the girl. A coroner says those blows caused her death.
Dec 11, 2013 — Three people were killed and more than 150 were injured when the South Korean passenger jet crashed at San Francisco International Airport last July. As the NTSB holds an all-day hearing, there's word that the pilot was worried about making a visual approach to the runway.
Jul 25, 2013 — The Bay Area's KTVU-TV broadcast obviously made-up and offensive names of what it said were the pilots on board Asiana Flight 214, which crashed on July 6. Now it has reportedly taken action against some of the staffers who were at the station that day.
Jul 19, 2013 — Ye Meng Yuan, a teen from China, was struck after the crash. A coroner has now ruled that she was alive when that happened. San Francisco's fire chief says the news is "devastating" and has apologized. Firefighters apparently didn't see the girl because she had been covered with fire-retardant foam.
Jul 17, 2013 — The Bay Area station KTVU offered an apology for airing the bogus names of the crew piloting the 777 that crash-landed in San Francisco. The apology satisfied the airline.
Jul 15, 2013 — KTVU-TV aired offensive names that it says were confirmed by a summer intern working for the National Transportation Safety Board.
Jul 12, 2013 — San Francisco General Hospital says the victim had been treated in its pediatric unit. The hospital has treated 67 victims from the flight — 36 adults and 31 children. Most those people have been released.
Jul 11, 2013 — When the jet came to a rest, passengers were first instructed to stay put. It was another 90 seconds or so before the evacuation order was given. Investigators say pilots sometimes feel it's safer to wait for emergency personnel to arrive. But when pilots realize there's a fire, there's no choice but to get out.
Jul 10, 2013 — The flying pilot had the day off before the flight to San Francisco. He says he got eight hours of sleep and came to the airport six hours before the flight, says National Transportation Safety Board chief Deborah Hersman. The plane's crash-landing Saturday killed two passengers and injured dozens.