The Accident

The Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crash landed at San Francisco International Airport at 11:30 am on July 6, leaving two Chinese teenagers dead and 182 injured. The flight originated in Shanghai and made a stopover in Seoul before heading for San Francisco.

 A total of 307 individuals, including 291 passengers and 16 crew members were on board. Among the passengers, there were 141 Chinese, 77 South Koreans, 61 Americans and one Japanese, according to the South Korean airline.

 At least 70 teachers and students from China were traveling to the US to take part in a summer program.

 It was the first fatal accident involving a Boeing 777 since the plane was put into service in 1995.


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