Boeing 777 Crash Lands at San Francisco Airport

A Boeing 777 Asiana Airlines crashed as it was touching down at San Francisco International Airport Saturday afternoon.

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Photo of Asiana Flight 214 debris field released by NTSB at Thursday, July 11, 2013, press conference.
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Photo of charred cabin interior of Asiana Flight 214 released by NTSB at Thursday, July 11, 2013, press conference.
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Photo of Asiana Flight 214 debris field released by NTSB at Thursday, July 11, 2013, press conference.
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A Boeing 777 airplane lies burned on the runway after it crash landed at San Francisco International Airport Saturday. An Asiana Airlines passenger aircraft coming from Seoul, South Korea crashed while landing. Click through to see more images of the crash.
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This photo was taken moments after Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crash landed at SFO. (Courtesy Rebecca Richardson)
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Photo taken moments after Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crash landed at SFO. (Courtesy Rebecca Richardson)
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Investigator in Charge Bill English & Chairman Hersman discuss progress of Asiana 214 investigation.
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NTSB Chairman Hersman & IIC Bill English survey accident scene
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NTSB Chairman Hersman receives overview of accident site by NTSB engineer Erin Gormley.
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An investigator looks at the tail of Asiana Flight 214 on July 7, 2013, after the passenger jet crashed at the San Francisco International Airport Saturday.
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NTSB investigator Brian Murphy shows the depth of the debris field to NTSB team.
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The National Transportation Safety Board posted this photo of Investigators conducting the first site assessment early Sunday morning.
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National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Deborah Hersman and Investigator-in-Charge Bill English look at interior damage to the plane in this NTSB twitter photo.
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NTSB officials recovered and removed the Asiana flight data recorder, left, and cockpit voice recorder, then tweeted this photo of the recorders after they arrived in the NTSB's Washington lab.
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The interior of the ill-fated Asiana Airlines Flight 214, as shot by NTSB investigators on Sunday afternoon.
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The interior of the ill-fated Asiana Airlines Flight 214, as shot by NTSB investigators on Sunday afternoon. Some seats appeared to have collapsed.
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Chairman Hersman provides an investigation update to media on the Asiana Airlines plane crash on Monday, July 8, 2013.
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NTSB investigators comb through the Asiana Flight 214 wreckage on Sunday, July 7, 2013.
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The detached tail of Asiana Flight 214.
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Another shot of the ill-fated Asiana Airlines Flight 214 wreckage after it crashed at SFO.
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NTSB investigators comb through the Asiana Flight 214 wreckage on Sunday, July 7, 2013.
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NTSB investigators comb through the Asiana Flight 214 wreckage on Sunday, July 7, 2013.
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What's left of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 after the crash landing at SFO. Two passengers were killed in the crash, and 182 were injured.
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This image released by the National Transportation Safety Board shows NTSB Aerospace Engineer Greg Smith receiving the recorders from the Asiana Airlines Flight 214 in the NTSB laboratory in Washington, to be used to search for clues to the last moments of the flight, officials said.
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This aerial photo shows the crash site of Asiana Flight 214 at the San Francisco International Airport Saturday.
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Geum Jae-kook, center, a family member of an injured passenger on Asiana Airlines Flight 214, talks to reporters as he boards a plane to San Francisco to meet his family member, from the Incheon International Airport in Incheon, South Korea, Sunday.
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EMPTY_CAPTION"We acknowledge that there were no problems caused by the 777-200 plane or (its) engines," Asiana Airlines President and CEO Yoon Young-doo said at a press conference at the airline headquarters in Seoul, South Korea.
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This aerial photo shows the wreckage of the Asiana Flight 214 airplane after it crashed at the San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco.
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People look out over the water toward a Boeing 777 airplane that crashed while landing at San Francisco International Airport Saturday.
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Photo taken moments after Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crash landed at SFO. (Courtesy Rebecca Richardson)
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A Boeing 777 Asiana Airlines crashed as it was touching down at San Francisco International Airport Saturday afternoon. Flight 214 was arriving from Seoul, South Korea, at 11:27 a.m. and crashed as it was landing on Runway No. 28 at SFO.
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Emergency crews standing by at SFO after an Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 crashed, Saturday, July 6, 2013.
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Witnesses said they saw the plane flip on landing. Some described the landing as a cartwheel.
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No flights will be coming in or out of SFO until at least 2:45 p.m., according to airport officials.
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Federal sources told NBC News that there was no indication of terrorism.
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The flight left Seoul's Incheon International Airport 10 hours and 23 minutes before the crash according to FlightAware, a website that tracks air traffic control.
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This photo, taken by Stefanie Turner, shows the aircraft seconds before impact.
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A Boeing 777 Asiana Airlines crashed as it was touching down at San Francisco International Airport Saturday afternoon. Flight 214 was arriving from Seoul, South Korea, at 11:27 a.m. and crashed as it was landing on Runway No. 28 at SFO.
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A Boeing 777 Asiana Airlines crashed as it was touching down at San Francisco International Airport Saturday afternoon. Flight 214 was arriving from Seoul, South Korea, at 11:27 a.m. and crashed as it was landing on Runway No. 28 at SFO.
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A Boeing 777 Asiana Airlines crashed as it was touching down at San Francisco International Airport Saturday afternoon. Flight 214 was arriving from Seoul, South Korea, at 11:27 a.m. and crashed as it was landing on Runway No. 28 at SFO.
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A Boeing 777 Asiana Airlines crashed as it was touching down at San Francisco International Airport Saturday afternoon. Flight 214 was arriving from Seoul, South Korea, at 11:27 a.m. and crashed as it was landing on Runway No. 28 at SFO.
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A Boeing 777 Asiana Airlines crashed as it was touching down at San Francisco International Airport Saturday afternoon. Flight 214 was arriving from Seoul, South Korea, at 11:27 a.m. and crashed as it was landing on Runway No. 28 at SFO.
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A Boeing 777 Asiana Airlines crashed as it was touching down at San Francisco International Airport Saturday afternoon. Flight 214 was arriving from Seoul, South Korea, at 11:27 a.m. and crashed as it was landing on Runway No. 28 at SFO.
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JULY 6: Traffic backs up on the US Route 101 South after a Boeing 777 airplane crashed landed at San Francisco International Airport July 6, 2013 in San Francisco, California. A passenger aircraft from Asiana Airlines coming from Seoul, South Korea crashed landed on the runway. No word so far on injuries or deaths. (Photo by Sarah Rice/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JULY 06: A status sign shows flights that were supposed to depart from Terminal One are cancelled at San Francisco International Airport on July 6, 2013 in San Francisco, California. A Boeing 777 Asiana Airlines passenger aircraft coming from Seoul, South Korea crashed while landing. Two fatalities have so far been reported. (Photo by Sarah Rice/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JULY 06: Passengers stand in line in the international terminal at San Francisco International Airport on July 6, 2013 in San Francisco, California. A Boeing 777 Asiana Airlines passenger aircraft coming from Seoul, South Korea crashed while landing. Two fatalities have so far been reported. (Photo by Sarah Rice/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JULY 6: Investigators walk among wreckage from a Boeing 777 airplane that crashed while landing at San Francisco International Airport July 6, 2013 in San Francisco, California. An Asiana Airlines passenger aircraft coming from Seoul, South Korea crashed while landing. Two fatalities have so far been reported. (Photo by Kimberly White/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JULY 06: A couple embraces as they watch a news conference with airport and city officials at San Francisco International Airport on July 6, 2013 in San Francisco, California. A Boeing 777 passenger aircraft from Asiana Airlines coming from Seoul, South Korea crashed landed while on the runway at San Francisco International Airport. At least two people died and another 60 passengers remain unaccounted for. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JULY 06: A Boeing 777 airplane lies burned on the runway after it crash landed at San Francisco International Airport July 6, 2013 in San Francisco, California. An Asiana Airlines passenger aircraft coming from Seoul, South Korea crashed while landing. There has been at least two casualties reported. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JULY 06: A Boeing 777 airplane lies burned on the runway after it crash landed at San Francisco International Airport July 6, 2013 in San Francisco, California. An Asiana Airlines passenger aircraft coming from Seoul, South Korea crashed while landing. There has been at least two casualties reported. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JULY 06: A close up of the runway and debris of a Boeing 777 airplane that burned on the runway after it crash landed at San Francisco International Airport July 6, 2013 in San Francisco, California. An Asiana Airlines passenger aircraft coming from Seoul, South Korea crashed while landing. There has been at least two casualties reported. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JULY 06: A Boeing 777 airplane lies burned on the runway after it crash landed at San Francisco International Airport July 6, 2013 in San Francisco, California. An Asiana Airlines passenger aircraft coming from Seoul, South Korea crashed while landing. There has been at least two casualties reported. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JULY 06: Police guard the Reflection Room at the international terminal, where passengers from the Asiana Airlines flight that crash-landed were reportedly gathering at San Francisco International Airport July 6, 2013 in San Francisco, California. A Boeing 777 Asiana Airlines passenger aircraft coming from Seoul, South Korea crashed while landing. There has been no official confirmation of casualties. (Photo by Sarah Rice/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JULY 6: The remains of a Boeing 777 airplane sits on a tarmac after having crashed while landing at San Francisco International Airport July 6, 2013 in San Francisco, California. A passenger aircraft from Asiana Airlines coming from Seoul, South Korea crashed landed while on it's decent. No word so far on injuries or deaths. (Photo by Kimberly White/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JULY 6: (EDITORS NOTE: Retransmission with alternate crop.) A Boeing 777 airplane lies burned on the runway after it crashed landed at San Francisco International Airport July 6, 2013 in San Francisco, California. A passenger aircraft from Asiana Airlines coming from Seoul, South Korea crashed landed while on it's landing decent. No word so far on injuries or deaths. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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The plane burst into flames moments after the last of the passengers came out of the aircraft, says witness Glen Wickersham, who snapped this photo.
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INCHEON, SOUTH KOREA - JULY 08: Passengers who were involved in the San Fransisco plane crash arrive at Incheon International Airport on July 8, 2013 in Incheon, South Korea. Two people are dead and more than 180 injured after an Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 aircraft coming from Seoul, South Korea crash-landed at San Francisco International Airport on July 6, 2013. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JULY 08: An Asiana Airlines flight enroute to South Korea, a Boeing 777, takes off by the wreckage of Asiana Airlines flight 214 as it sits on runway 28L at San Francisco International Airport on July 8, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Two days after Asiana Airlines flight 214 crash landed at San Francisco International Airport, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is continuing their investigation as to why the plane crashed. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JULY 08: An Asiana Airlines flight enroute to South Korea, a Boeing 777, taxis by the wreckage of Asiana Airlines flight 214 as it sits on runway 28L at San Francisco International Airport on July 8, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Two days after Asiana Airlines flight 214 crash landed at San Francisco International Airport, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is continuing their investigation as to why the plane crashed. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JULY 08: An Asiana Airlines flight enroute to South Korea, a Boeing 777, taxis by the wreckage of Asiana Airlines flight 214 as it sits on runway 28L at San Francisco International Airport on July 8, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Two days after Asiana Airlines flight 214 crash landed at San Francisco International Airport, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is continuing their investigation as to why the plane crashed. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JULY 08: A United Airlines 747 lands next to the wreckage of Asiana Airlines flight 214 as it sits on runway 28L at San Francisco International Airport on July 8, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Two days after Asiana Airlines flight 214 crash landed at San Francisco International Airport, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is continuing their investigation as to why the plane crashed. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JULY 08: National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Chairwoman Deborah Hersman speaks during a news conference on July 8, 2013 in South San Francisco, California. Two days after Asiana Airlines flight 214 crash landed at San Francisco International Airport, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is continuing their investigation as to why the plane crashed. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JULY 08: National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Chairwoman Deborah Hersman speaks during a news conference on July 8, 2013 in South San Francisco, California. Two days after Asiana Airlines flight 214 crash landed at San Francisco International Airport, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is continuing their investigation as to why the plane crashed. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JULY 08: National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Chairwoman Deborah Hersman speaks during a news conference on July 8, 2013 in South San Francisco, California. Two days after Asiana Airlines flight 214 crash landed at San Francisco International Airport, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is continuing their investigation as to why the plane crashed. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JULY 08: National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Chairwoman Deborah Hersman speaks during a news conference on July 8, 2013 in South San Francisco, California. Two days after Asiana Airlines flight 214 crash landed at San Francisco International Airport, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is continuing their investigation as to why the plane crashed. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JULY 08: San Francisco fire department Lt. Crissy Emmons, a first responder to the crash of Asiana Airlines flight 214, reacts as she speaks to reporters about the incident on July 8, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Two days after Asiana Airlines flight 214 crash landed at San Francisco International Airport, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is continuing their investigation as to why the plane crashed. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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INCHEON, SOUTH KOREA - JULY 08: A passenger who was on the crashed Asiana Airline's aircraft, is stretchered upon their arrival at Incheon Airport on July 8, 2013 in Incheon, South Korea. The pilot of the crashed Asiana plane at San Francisco airport was still "in training" for the Boeing 777 when he attempted to land the aircraft under supervision on Saturday, the South Korean airline said. (Photo by Kim Hong-Ji-Pool/Getty Images)
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INCHEON, SOUTH KOREA - JULY 08: Passengers who were involved in the San Fransisco plane crash arrive at Incheon International Airport on July 8, 2013 in Incheon, South Korea. Two people are dead and more than 180 injured after an Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 aircraft coming from Seoul, South Korea crash-landed at San Francisco International Airport on July 6, 2013. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)
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INCHEON, SOUTH KOREA - JULY 08: A passenger who was on the crashed Asiana Airline's aircraft, is stretchered upon her arrival at Incheon Airport on July 8, 2013 in Incheon, South Korea. The pilot of the crashed Asiana plane at San Francisco airport was still "in training" for the Boeing 777 when he attempted to land the aircraft under supervision on Saturday, the South Korean airline said. (Photo by Kim Hong-Ji-Pool/Getty Images)
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INCHEON, SOUTH KOREA - JULY 08: A passenger who was on the crashed Asiana Airline's aircraft, is helped upon her arrival at Incheon Airport on July 8, 2013 in Incheon, South Korea. The pilot of the crashed Asiana plane at San Francisco airport was still "in training" for the Boeing 777 when he attempted to land the aircraft under supervision on Saturday, the South Korean airline said. (Photo by Kim Hong-Ji-Pool/Getty Images)
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