ANA veteran to revamp safety regime at Asiana

Jan 24, 2014

ANA veteran to revamp safety regime at Asiana

by Yasuji Matsumoto

A former All Nippon Airways pilot has been hired by Asiana Airlines to improve its safety standards after a fatal crash last July at San Francisco International Airport. “I have extensive international experience and will aim to enhance safety management at Asiana on the ...

Jul 12, 2013

Pilots noted jet's speed just before crash

The pilots of the Asiana Boeing 777 that crashed in San Francisco appeared to be unaware the plane was flying too slowly until just seconds before it slammed into the seawall. National Transportation Safety Board chief Deborah Hersman said Thursday that analysis of cockpit ...

Crisis: The final approach of Flight 214

| Jul 8, 2013

Crisis: The final approach of Flight 214

The first major U.S. plane crash in a dozen years began to unfold in utterly undramatic fashion just before noon Saturday when a big white passenger jet with red, blue and yellow flashings banked to the right and began to descend toward the wide ...

Jul 7, 2013

Air fatalities a rarity since '01

San Francisco AFP-JIJI Feb. 12, 2009: A Continental Connection flight crashed into a house as it was preparing to land at the Buffalo, New York, airport. All 49 passengers and crew on board the Bombardier Dash 8 were killed, as was one person on ...