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

Asiana Flight 214: Questions about ILS and Lack of Training Continue

In the aftermath of a horrific crash that occurred at San Francisco International Airport on July 6, 2013, the Federal Aviation Administration [FAA] is continuing its intense investigation into why the accident occurred and what preventative measures can be taken to avert further aviation disasters.  What has been revealed preliminarily has raised serious questions as [...]

July 9th, 2013|Aviation Accidents, SF Plane Crash|0 Comments