Apr 19, 2015

On-site probe into Asiana crash ends

Government investigators have finished their on-site probe into the crash landing of an Asiana Airlines jet that shut down Hiroshima Airport last week. The team of aircraft accident investigators at the Japan Transport Safety Board will analyze the material gathered during their investigation after ...

Asiana boss apologizes for botched jet landing

Apr 16, 2015

Asiana boss apologizes for botched jet landing

Asiana Airlines Vice President Akiyoshi Yamamura apologized Thursday to passengers and their families over Tuesdays’s botched landing at Hiroshima Airport. “I apologize from the bottom of my heart to the passengers, their family members and those involved,” Yamamura told reporters gathered at the airport. ...

'Rationale' of 1945 A-bombings still divides Japanese, Americans

Apr 15, 2015

'Rationale' of 1945 A-bombings still divides Japanese, Americans

A divide persists between Japanese and Americans over whether the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were justifiable, as the cities prepare to mark the 70th anniversary of the attacks. Although the two countries built a strong alliance after the end of World War ...