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The video grab shows the wreckage of Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 airplane at San Francisco International Airport, California, the United States, on July 6, 2013. Two people were confirmed dead in Saturday's crash landing of an Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 passenger plane originated from Seoul, the Republic of Korea (ROK), at San Francisco International Airport, said San Francisco Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White at a press conference. She also said 82 people injured were transported to local hospitals. (Xinhua)

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Asiana Airlines cabin crew react at the Asiana Airlines Head Office in Seoul, South Korea, July 7, 2013. Two people were confirmed dead in Saturday's crash landing of an Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 passenger plane originated from Seoul, the Republic of Korea (ROK), at San Francisco International Airport, California of the United States, said San Francisco Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White at a press conference. She also said 82 people injured were transported to local hospitals. (Xinhua/Park Jin-hee)

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Tail

This aircraft lost it's tail in a crash landing. The fictitious "UA 175" kept it's tail all through the non Newtonian non Timoshenkan contrary to common sense penetration of the massive façade of the South tower.
9/11 was an inside job.
No second plane.It was a bomb.Bomb in the other building.
You KNOW without a doubt the videos are fake,right ?!
Planes don't meld into steel and concrete buildings.They crash into them !!!!!!!
It's amazing how the building ate the plane !!!
Imagine those fragile wings cutting slots in massive steel columns !!!!!
How STUPID can they think the people are to believe that crap ??!!

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Post time 2013-7-8 04:16:46 |Display all floors
This post was edited by robert237 at 2013-7-7 12:38

They are showing a video someone took of the landing on TV now. The plane looked as if it were
going to land normally.. that is, if the runway were another 1000 feet longer. Just before the tail
hit the sea wall at the end of the runway the nose pitched up in an attempt to avoid it and then
the plane lost all control and began to tumble down the runway.
A huge cloud of orange dust and dirt was thrown up as it skidded off the runway that appeared to
be fire but all the survivors said the fire didn't start for a few minutes after the plane came to rest.
It's amazing that only two people died (at least five still in critical condition) and nearly half the people
escaped without any injuries.

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Post time 2013-7-8 04:28:44 |Display all floors
Most airline disasters are the fault of pilot error. It's too early to tell but it certainly looks like this is
once again the cause. The weather was 'fabulous' as they say in San Francisco. Broad daylight,
clear skies, very little wind, excellent visibility.

according to a notice from the airport on the Federal Aviation Administration’s Web site. It showed the system out of service June 1-August 22 on runway 28 Left.

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Airport landing system off when plane crashed in San Francisco

Peter Henderson And Dan Levine

SAN FRANCISCO — Reuters

PublishedSunday, Jul. 07 2013, 1:42 AM EDT
Last updatedSunday, Jul. 07 2013, 1:49 AM EDT




A navigation system that helps pilots make safe descents was turned off at San Francisco airport on Saturday when a South Korean airliner crashed and burned after undershooting the runway, officials said.

The system, called Glide Path, is meant to help planes land in bad weather. It was clear and sunny, with light winds, when Asiana Flight 214 from Seoul, South Korea crashed just before noon, killing two passengers and injuring more than 100.

Aircraft safety experts said Glide Path was far from essential for routine landings, and it was not unusual for airports to take such landing systems off line for maintenance or other reasons.
But pilots have grown to rely on the decades-old technology, which is designed specifically to prevent runway misses, so investigators are likely to look closely at the issue.
“The pilots would have had to rely solely on visual cues to fly the proper glide path to the runway, and not have had available to them the electronic information that they typically have even in good weather at most major airports,” said Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, the former US Airways pilot who gained fame with a successful crash landing on the Hudson River in 2009.
“What that means is that then the automatic warnings that would occur in the cockpit when you deviate below the desired electronic path wouldn’t have been available either. So we don’t know yet if that’s a factor in this particular situation, but that’s certainly something they’ll be looking at,” he told the local CBS News affiliate.

Glide Path is a computerized system based at an airport that calculates a plane’s path of descent and sends it to pilots in real time.
San Francisco International has turned off the system for nearly the entire summer on the runway where the Asiana flight crashed, according to a notice from the airport on the Federal Aviation Administration’s Web site. It showed the system out of service June 1-August 22 on runway 28 Left.
Kevin Hiatt, chief executive of the Flight Safety Foundation and a former Delta pilot, said it was common for airports to take instrument landing systems offline for maintenance on clear days. Pilots use several other instruments and visual cues to land in clear conditions, Mr. Hiatt said.
“All of those are more than adequate to fly an aircraft down for a successful landing on the runway,” he said.
Mr. Sullenberger said the San Francisco runway safety area had been increased to avoid short landings.
Airport spokesman Doug Yakel told reporters there had been construction on the runway recently, but not on Saturday.
“Given that we had clear visibility today, we were operating under what’s called visual flight rules,” when good weather allows a pilot to see well to operate the plane, he added. He did not take further questions on the instrument landing technology.
Former Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Transportation Mary Schiavo said pilots had become increasingly dependent on instruments for flying. But she added that modern planes had plenty of systems for landing safely, down to a pilot watching the lights on the runway.
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Post time 2013-7-8 04:51:07 |Display all floors
God Bless those ladies and their families

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Post time 2013-7-8 05:46:27 |Display all floors
vf84tcat Post time: 2013-7-8 04:51
God Bless those ladies and their families

they were only 16 years old....
Never Let Anyone Outside The Family Know What You're Thinking.

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