Posted by AzBlueMeanie:
The San Francisco Chronicle reports that Asiana Flight 214, a Boeing 777 passenger jetliner bound from Seoul, South Korea, crashed and caught fire while landing at San Francisco International Airport at about 11:30 Saturday. Jetliner crashes at San Francisco International:
The plane came to rest on the side of runway 28L, said Lynn Lunsford, a spokeswoman with the Federal Aviation Administration. The airport remains closed to all traffic and emergency teams are on the scene.
David Eun, a passenger on the flight, said people were injured.
"Fire and rescue people all over the place," he said in a tweet. "They're evacuating the injured."
The airline's website states that the Boeing 777 can carry between 246 to 300 passengers. All flights in San Francisco are suspended, inbound flights are being diverted.