2 died and 305 survive when an Asiana Airlines Flight 214 from Seoul crash-land in San Francisco International Airport on Saturday, July 7, 2013.
The plane which originated from Shanghai crash-land after a 10-plus hour flight from Incheon International Airport in Seoul to San Francisco after its tail broke of from the plane .
Both passengers who were killed were Chinese passport holders and their bodies were found outside of the aeroplane.
San Francisco fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White said:
“My understanding is that they were found on the runway.”
CNN reported that a fireball erupted after the Boeing 777 airliner hit the runway hard at around 11:30 a.m., rocked back and forth, spun around, sheered off the plane’s tail.
According to Asiana Airlines, 291 passengers and 16 crew members were on the flight.
All 307 have been accounted for.
The 291 passengers included 61 Americans, 77 South Koreans, 141 Chinese and one Japanese.
CNN reported that 182 passengers were taken to hospitals, including 49 passengers who were in ‘serious’ condition.
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