Asiana Airlines flight 214 has crashed while attempting to land at San Francisco International Airport.

 July 6 2013  : An Asiana Airlines flight has crashed while attempting to land at San Francisco International Airport.

The Federal Aviation Administration confirmed the crash Saturday afternoon, but it is not known if there are any injuries associated with the crash. The plane is a Boeing 777, and was Flight 214 from Seoul, South Korea to San Francisco.

Killing 2 people.
Video of the aftermath of the crash shows smoke rising from the plane and passengers leaving the wreckage.

CNN reports witnesses heard a pop and saw a fireball emerge from the plane.

Boeing 777-28E/ER aircraft picture

David Eun posted a photograph on Twitter that he survived a plane crash. Various tech blogs report that Eun is an executive at Samsung.

KTVU in San Francisco is reporting that the tail came off the plane, which was carrying 300 to 400 passengers. The San Francisco Fire Department says injured passengers are being taken to hospitals, but the number of injured isn't known.

There are no deaths reported at this time.

There were no first responders on the runway as the plane landed, and other planes were lined up ready for take off.


Police in Palo Alto, CA, have tweeted that all access to the airport has been closed due to the crash, and the FAA has announced that all flights involving San Francisco International Airport have been canceled.

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