Asiana 214: New Questions Emerge as Asiana Announces Changes

As the NTSB closed its on site phase of the investigation with the conclusion of on site interviews and removal and storage of the wreckage, several important questions have emerged, including: Whether the pilots increasing reliance on automatic controls has eroded their ability to fly manually; Whether Asiana 214 pilots placed too much reliance on [...]

July 16th, 2013|Aviation Accidents, SF Plane Crash|0 Comments

The Last Minute of Asiana 214

A time line of this preventable tragedy has emerged from the briefings of Deborah Hersman of the NTSB.As of July 12, 2013, the time lines’ key events include the following; --At 1400 feet, the instructor pilot Lee Jeong-min realized they were slightly high relative to the recommended height and set the rate of descent to [...]

July 12th, 2013|Aviation Accidents, SF Plane Crash|0 Comments