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

Asiana 214 Crash Update; Pilots, Approach, and No Alcohol or Drug Tests

There were four pilots on board the plane as it approached SFO.  On long haul flights, they take turns flying.  One was sitting in the passenger seats, another relief pilot was in a jump seat in the cockpit, and two were sitting in the front.  Lee Kang-guk, who was at the controls during the crash, [...]

July 10th, 2013|Aviation Accidents, SF Plane Crash|0 Comments