Asiana Airlines

Asiana 214 Crash: Latest Report is 2 Dead, 1 Unaccounted For

Any fatalities is bad.  But, from 60 unaccounted for to 1 is a huge relief assuming the information is accurate.  A good night to give your kids an extra hug. There are some initial technical notes in some pilot forums that seem to indicate some changes to the landing threshold in terms of how the pilots are guided to land.  Way too early to tell what the cause is and many different factors possible. In the end, if only 2 people lost their lives in a crash where the entire […]

Asiana Flight 214 Crashes At SFO; UPDATED: 2 Passengers Deceased

It’s very early on, but reports are that all passengers and crew escaped a pretty bad looking crash at SFO about an hour ago.  Here’s one of the initial reports.       **No, you can’t actually click on the last image to play, just a really clear image of what happened.   If everyone did get off the plane alive, that’s a testimony to a well-built plane.  I’m biased as a Boeing guy, but this looks like a very hard crash.  The tail is gone and one engine is […]