Firefighters encountered smoke, leaking jet fuel and passengers coming down on chutes when they arrived at the Asiana jet crash at San Francisco International Airport that killed two people and ... more 
Firefighters encountered smoke, leaking jet fuel and passengers coming down on chutes when they arrived at the Asiana jet crash at San Francisco International Airport that killed two people and injured more than 180. Asiana Airlines says the pilot of the ill-fated Boeing 777 that crashed had little experience flying the aircraft and was landing one for the first time at San Francisco International when it slammed into the runway, killing two teenaged passengers and injuring more than half the 307 passengers and crew. 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. less 
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Mon, Jul 8, 2013 3:50 PM EDT