Flight 214 Research Paper

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AAR 1401 ASIANA AIRLINE FLIGHT 214 I. BRIEF DESCRIPTION On July 6, 2013 around 11:28 Pacific Daylight Time (PDT), Asiana Airline Flight 214 struck a seawall at San Francisco International Airport(SFO) while on landing approach to runway 28L. Asiana Airline Flight 214 was Boeing 777-200ER which regularly flown international waters from South Korea. The Flight 214 was regulated under 14 Code of Federal Regulation (CFR) Part 129. The aircraft was destroyed by the impact and post crash fire. There were total 291 passengers, 12 flight attendants and 4 flight crew on board Flight 214. 3 passengers were fatally injured. 40 passengers, 8 flight attendants and 1 flight crew were seriously injured. 248 passengers, 4 flight attendants and 3 flight crews had minor or no injuries. The international flight route from Incheon International…show more content…
They followed their training and were able to save 99 percent of the passengers and even flight crew and attendants on board. 4 out of 6 ejected passengers survived, but sadly two passengers who were ejected upon initial impact with seawall died. Everyone on board could have survived the accident only if the two passengers ejected wore seatbelts. This accident had low angle and low velocity causing the aircraft to skid along the runway after initial impact with seawall, and spinning 330 degrees before coming to complete stop. Since the state of occurrence was in United State, United State had the right and the responsibility to conduct investigation. It was interesting to see comments to the recommendation NTSB addressed to Asiana Airline in AAR report from Republic of Korea Aviation and Railway Accident Investigation Board (ARAIB). Not only the report made comments related to the recommendation NTSB addressed but it further added recommendation to different

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