Asiana Airlines

An Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 is seen on the runway at San Francisco International Airport after crash landing on July 6, 2013. There were no immediate reports of casualties and one apparent survivor tweeted a picture of passengers fleeing the plane. Video footage showed the jet, Flight 214 from Seoul, on its belly surrounded by firefighters. (Credit: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

Asiana Airlines Crash Probe Renews Aviation Culture Debate

New details about the crash of an Asiana Airlines jet have renewed questions about whether a culture of strict deference to more-senior pilots can compromise air safety.

12/12/2013

In this handout photo provided by the National Transportation Safety Board, NTSB Aerospace Engineer Greg Smith receives the flight data and cockpit voice recorders from the Asiana Airlines 777-200 in the NTSB laboratory on July 7, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Boeing 777 passenger aircraft from Asiana Airlines coming from Seoul, South Korea crashed landed on the runway at San Francisco International Airport. Two people died and dozens were injured in the crash.  (Photo by NTSB via Getty Images)

Officials Probe Why Crashed Jet Flew Too Slow

Officials investigating a jetliner crash in San Francisco have determined that Asiana Airlines Flight 214 was traveling “significantly below” the target speed during its approach and that the crew tried to abort the landing just before it smashed onto the runway. What they don’t yet know is whether the pilot’s inexperience with this type of aircraft and at this airport played a role.

07/08/2013

A Boeing 777 airplane lies burned on the runway after it crash landed at San Francisco International Airport on July 6, 2013 in San Francisco, Calif. (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

NTSB Eyes Lack Of Landing Tool In Deadly San Fran Plane Crash

An aviation safety official says accident investigators are looking into what role the shutdown of a key navigational aid may have played in the San Francisco plane crash.

07/07/2013

Firemen and investigators examine the wreckage from a Boeing 777 airplane that crashed while landing at San Francisco International Airport July 6, 2013 in San Francisco, California. An Asiana Airlines passenger aircraft coming from Seoul, South Korea crashed while landing. Two fatalities have so far been reported. (Photo by Kimberly White/Getty Images)

2 Dead in Trans-Pacific Flight That Crash Landed in San Francisco

After nearly 11 hours in the air, the passengers and crew aboard a jumbo jetliner traveling from Seoul to San Francisco were looking forward to a quick and uneventful landing as Asiana Airlines Flight 214 approached the airport from over San Francisco Bay. What they got instead, without a word of warning, was terror, panic and confusion.

07/07/2013

Firemen and investigators examine the wreckage from a Boeing 777 airplane that crashed while landing at San Francisco International Airport July 6, 2013 in San Francisco, California. An Asiana Airlines passenger aircraft coming from Seoul, South Korea crashed while landing. Two fatalities have so far been reported. (Photo by Kimberly White/Getty Images)

Obama Grateful To First Responders At Jet Crash

President Barack Obama is expressing his gratitude to the first responders at the scene of the airliner crash in San Francisco.

07/06/2013

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