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Sunday, February 25, 2018

Asiana Crash: NTSB Report May Help Resolve Legal Claims, Firm Says

By Dan Weikel, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — Attorneys representing victims and relatives of those killed or injured when Asiana Flight 214 crashed in San Francisco last summer said a federal safety panel’s conclusion Tuesday that pilot error was to blame could help resolve pending lawsuit claims. The National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday delivered […]

June 25, 2014

Asiana Pilots Switched Off System That Might Have Averted Crash, NTSB Says

By Dan Weikel, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — A federal safety panel on Tuesday concluded that the pilots flying the Asiana Airlines jet that crashed in San Francisco on July 6, 2013, mismanaged their landing approach and inadvertently shut off an automatic speed control system that might have prevented the accident. Meeting in Washington, […]

June 24, 2014

Asiana Crew Confused By Aircraft’s Technology; Emergency Response Criticized, NTSB Finds

By Steve Johnson and Pete Carey, San Jose Mercury News WASHINGTON — The deadly crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 at San Francisco International Airport directly resulted from the crew’s confusion over the plane’s technology, federal officials said Tuesday, adding that emergency officials responding to the scene were hampered by communication problems and lack of […]

June 24, 2014