An Asiana Airlines jetliner crash-landed at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday, killing at least two and injuring more than 180. terrified passengers slid down the emergency chutes as flames filled the cabin behind them.
Moments after the crash, a United Airlines pilot in another plane announced welcome news to the airport control tower: There were survivors.
“We see people,” the pilot told air traffic controllers in a recorded conversation with the tower. “They need attention. They are alive and walking around.”
“We can see about two or three people that are moving and … survived,” a second unidentified pilot said.
Their radio dispatches came as controllers rushed firetrucks and ambulances toward the stricken plane. (Source)
An investigation is underway to find the reason for the crash.
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