Pilot mismanagement and confusion caused Asiana Flight to crash in San Francisco last year, US accident investigators concluded Tuesday. The National Transportation Safety Board said there was confusion over whether one of the airliner's key controls was maintaining speed. The plane, with people on board, was too low and too slow during the landing attempt. Its tail struck a seawall and was ripped off.
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The news anchor read the names off the teleprompter and didn't bat an eye, adding that the information had been confirmed by the National Transportation Safety Board. The channel quickly apologized in a statement , saying later in the broadcast, "Earlier in the newscast we gave some names of pilots involved in the Asiana Airlines crash. These names were not accurate despite an NTSB official in Washington confirming them late this morning. We apologize for the error.
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This list of accidents and incidents on airliners by location summarizes airline accidents by state location, airline company with flight number, date, and cause. It is also available grouped. If the aircraft crashed on land, it will be listed under a continent and a country.