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Asiana pilot asked to abort landing before fatal crash

The Asiana Airlines jet that crashed at San Francisco airport was traveling much slower than recommended, US investigators said, as the carrier confirmed that the pilot had still been in training. The flight data recorder showed that as the Boeing 777 approached the runway its pilots were warned that the…

Boeing 777 that crashed at San Francisco International Airport ‘had no mechanical problems’

The South Korean Boeing 777 which crashed in San Francisco after landing short of the runway was only seven years old and had no known mechanical problems, the Asiana Airlines CEO said Sunday. “We purchased this airplane in March 2006… currently we understand that there are no engine or mechanical…

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