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  • Asiana Airlines crash caused by pilot 'mismanagement,' NTSB concludes

     Asiana Airlines crash caused by pilot 'mismanagement,' NTSB concludes
    U.S. investigators on Tuesday said Boeing should consider modifying flight controls on the 777 jetliner in response to an Asiana Airlines crash in San Francisco last July that killed three people and injured more than 180. The National Transportation...
  • S.F. firefighter claims she was blamed for Asiana death, lawsuit says

    S.F. firefighter claims she was blamed for Asiana death, lawsuit says
    A San Francisco firefighter accused of accidentally running over a 16-year-old passenger during the Asiana Airlines crash has filed a lawsuit claiming she was used as a “scapegoat” to minimize failures in the Fire Department. Elyse Duckett,...
  • Pair gets jail for stealing luggage amid chaos of Asiana jet crash

    Pair gets jail for stealing luggage amid chaos of Asiana jet crash
    A couple who stole stranded luggage from passengers diverted away from San Francisco International Airport last year because of the Asiana Airlines crash have been sentenced to jail. Sean Sharif Crudup, 44, and Raychas Elizabeth Thomas, 32 -- both...
  • Airlines report strong profits for 2013 despite problems

    Airlines report strong profits for 2013 despite problems
    Despite a harsh winter, a government shutdown and other problems, the nation's largest airlines reported strong earnings for 2013. The country's largest airlines benefited from a steady growth in demand, stable fuel prices and a continuing rise in...
  • Asiana faults automatic throttles in doomed flight

    In documents filed with federal accident investigators, Asiana Airlines stated Monday that flawed automatic throttles and the pilots themselves failed to maintain enough speed and altitude to safely land at San Francisco International Airport in July....
  • San Francisco firefighter files defamation claim in Asiana crash case

    San Francisco firefighter files defamation claim in Asiana crash case
    A San Francisco firefighter who responded to the July 6 crash landing of an Asiana Airlines jetliner has filed a legal claim saying the city's fire department falsely identified her to the media as the person who killed a teenage crash survivor. Elyse...
  • Teen run over by rescuers was already dead, report on jet crash says

    Teen run over by rescuers was already dead, report on jet crash says
    A teenage passenger who was killed in the July crash landing of an Asiana Airlines jetliner was already dead when she was struck by two rescue vehicles, a report released by San Francisco airport and fire officials claims. Ye Meng Yuan — a 16-...
  • Asiana Airlines fined $500,000 for response to San Francisco crash

    Asiana Airlines fined $500,000 for response to San Francisco crash
    Asiana Airlines has been fined $500,000 for failing to assist passengers and their families following last year's crash in San Francisco, federal transportation officials announced Tuesday, noting that it took up to five days for the airline to contact...
  • Asiana Airlines fined $500,000 for response to San Francisco crash

    Asiana Airlines fined $500,000 for response to San Francisco crash
    Imposing the first penalty of its type, the federal government has fined Asiana Airlines $500,000 for failing to promptly help passengers and their families after last year's crash in San Francisco. A U.S. Department of Transportation investigation...
  • Terrorism not ruled out as search goes on for Malaysia Airlines plane

    BEIJING — A massive search was underway Sunday for a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner, focusing on a spot off the southern coast of Vietnam where two large oil slicks were reported. But there were, so far, no clues to why the China-bound flight...
  • Airline worker caught on camera stealing luggage, officials say

    Airline worker caught on camera stealing luggage, officials say
    Authorities have surveillance video showing a United Airlines employee stealing stranded luggage from passengers diverted to other airports because of the Asiana Airlines crash, officials said. Sean Sharif Crudup, 44, a United Airlines customer...
  • KTVU reportedly fires three producers for Asiana pilot name gaffe

    KTVU reportedly fires three producers for Asiana pilot name gaffe
    Bay Area news station KTVU-TV has dismissed three producers in the wake of an anchor reading fake, racially insensitive names for the pilots flying the ill-fated Asiana Airlines Flight 214. San Francisco Chronicle columnists Phillip Matier and Andrew...