Comments:Asiana Boeing 777 crashes upon landing at San Francisco International Airport

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Distress calls010:31, 7 July 2013
Casualties?302:02, 7 July 2013
Photos100:35, 7 July 2013
US Air Safety Record100:34, 7 July 2013

Distress calls

On our local radio station we just heard recording of the pilots informing the tower about an emergency. Unfortunately no addiontional source available. As the current article states that no distress calls were made, we should keep an eye on this topic.

ElHeineken (talk)10:31, 7 July 2013

Casualties?

The Aviation Herald is reporting from emergency service sources, all occupants are accounted for and alive. Most other outlets reporting one death, from Korean diplomatic sources.

Oktal (talk)22:06, 6 July 2013

Watching FAA press conference on Fox, Fire Chief says two fatalities and NOT all people accounted for.

Oktal (talk)23:18, 6 July 2013

Thanks! I've updated it with sources and I'm waiting for a reviewer to take a look at it and it'll be published!

Sarah (talk)00:00, 7 July 2013
Edited by another user.
Last edit: 02:02, 7 July 2013

Major news outlets are revising the number of people unaccounted for from 60 to one, quoting the fire department. Oktal (talk) 02:02, 7 July 2013 (UTC)

81.99.253.201 (talk)02:00, 7 July 2013
 
 
 

I just uploaded my personal photos to Wikimedia. I was a passenger on another plane: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Special:Contributions/Jkhoo

Jkhoo (talk)23:12, 6 July 2013

Thank you! I added the image to the article and to the front page. Thank you so much for sharing this under a free license and I'm glad you're safe!

Sarah (talk)00:35, 7 July 2013
 

US Air Safety Record

Airlines operating in the US have a lot to be proud of. Although the article incorrectly states this is the first major crash at a US airport since 11/2001 (American Airlines 587, crashed in Belle Harbor, NY, after takeoff from JFK), the only intervening major crash was Colgan Air flight 3407, which crashed on approach to Buffalo in 2009, killing 49. Over a 12-year period, that's not bad. Of course it's absolutely tragic for the families who lost loved ones, but the flying public can be grateful for all the hard work done by the NTSB, FAA, ATA, NASA, and many other groups and agencies that have contributed to this excellent record. Dcs002 (talk) 00:05, 7 July 2013 (UTC)

Dcs002 (talk)00:03, 7 July 2013

Hi! We'd need a verifiable source to add information to the article about other accidents and so forth. You can see the sources section at the bottom. It also might be a good idea to add it to the related Wikipedia article instead.

A new article can be started too, especially since this one is now about as fleshed out as it can get right now.

Sarah (talk)00:34, 7 July 2013