Washington, District of Columbia: Plane crash-lands in San Francisco — iReporter Timothy Clark was standing on the eighth floor of the Embassy Suites Airport Hotel when he heard a loud crashing sound from outside. The flight carrying passengers and 16 crew took off from Shanghai and stopped in Seoul before heading to San Francisco. The final report into the crash was released on June 24, According to initial reports from the cockpit crew, the plane's autothrottle was set for the correct reference speed, but until the runway's precision approach path indicator PAPI showed them significantly below the glide path, the pilots were unaware the autothrottle was failing to maintain that speed. Plane crash-lands in San Francisco — Debris litters the runway on July 6.
Video showed it pivoting about the wing and the nose while sharply inclined to the ground.
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The fire was traced to a ruptured oil tank above the right engine. Man catches plane crash on camera YouTube. Retrieved January 16, Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. National Transportation Safety Board concluded that the accident was the result of the flight crew's mismanagement of the airplane's final approach to the airport. Balance Trump, cosy up to China, Koreas: