San Francisco Plane Crash Investigation Shifts to Pilots

The focus of the investigation into the crash of Asiana Airlines flight 214 at San Francisco International Airport shifts into the cockpit. All four pilots will be interviewed to find out what they were doing in the moments leading up to the crash.

Preliminary evidence shows the plane was flying too low and almost 40 miles-an-hour slower than what is recommended for a landing. Aviators say at the rate the plane could have stalled.

Investigators want to understand exactly what was going on in the cockpit during the accident.

"We're going to get a lot more details about their activities, about their work, about their training, about who was the pilot flying, who was the pilot in command of the cockpit at the time of the accident," said NTSB chairman Deborah Hersman.

Another investigation is also underway to determine if one of the victims of the crash died outside the plane after it came to a stop.

As survivors escaped the wreckage on emergency chutes and ran onto the tarmac, emergency vehicles began to arrive. Officials believe it's possible one of the fire trucks may have hit a 16-year-old Chinese girl and killed her.

Autopsy results on the two victims are still pending. The family members of the two girls who died met with the CEO of Asiana Airlines. They say so far, they are not happy with Asiana's response.


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