January 15th, 2014
09:48 PM ET

New Asiana crash videoshows firefighters identified victim on the tarmac

New video from the crash of Asiana flight 214 reveals new insight into how first responders may have killed a 16-year-old survivor by running over her with a fire truck.

The video, obtained by CBS News, shows the chaos and confusion as emergency workers arrive at the scene and identify the body of Ye Meng Yaun.

Asiana crash video: Firefighters saw injured girl before she was run over

Another show shows a firefighter warning others about her body lying on the ground.

The San Francisco Fire Department initially claimed the teen was accidentally run over because she was covered in foam, but this new video appears to challenge that assertion.

OutFront: Rocco Chierichella is a 911 first responder and a retired New York City Fire Fighter.

December 11th, 2013
08:44 PM ET

Was Korean culture a factor in Asiana crash?

According to the National Transportation Safety Board, the first officer on Asiana Flight 214 tried to warn the other pilots that the plane was descending too fast just minutes before the July crash in San Francisco, which killed three Chinese teenagers.

NTSB probes fatal Asiana Flight 214 crash

First Officer Bong Dongwon told investigators that he noticed the planes' steep descent rate, but thought the pilot was correcting it.

"Since Bong advised of high sink rate several times, he was monitoring sink rate and saw that it was decreasing, '1,500, 1,400, going up,'" a summary of the interview says. "When he recognized this correction was going on, and after passing 500 feet, seeing the vertical speed was less than 1,000 (feet per minute), he decided not to advise anything."

As the investigation continues into the cause of the deadly crash, the NTSB says they are looking at every factor.

"Certainly in any cockpit, in any country in the world, there are cultural issues and the NTSB, what our job is to be very fair and to base our information, our investigation, our findings and our recommendations on the facts," NTSB Chairman Deborah Hersman said.

So, was Korean culture a factor in the crash?

Kyung Lah has the story.

July 19th, 2013
08:33 PM ET

Coroner: Asiana 214 passenger killed by vehicle

Officials have confirmed that 16-year-old Asiana Airlines passenger Ye Mengyuan was alive when she was hit by at least one vehicle as responders rushed to the scene of the Asiana 214 plane crash.

Coroner: Asiana Airline passenger was alive until killed by rescue vehicle

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Our Emily Schmidt has more OutFront.

July 16th, 2013
09:34 PM ET

Asiana crash survivors file legal papers against Boeing

Passengers of Asiana Flight 214 that crashed in San Francisco are taking the first steps in a major lawsuit against Boeing, the maker of the plane.

Passengers sue Boeing, Asiana Airlines following crash

A legal filing is asking for information about component parts of the plane, though at this point, nothing from the NTSB points to equipment failure as the cause of the crash, which left three dead and over 180 injured.

CNN's Kyung Lah has the latest.

July 15th, 2013
08:24 PM ET

Asiana sues TV station over racist fake pilot names

OutFront update: Asiana Airlines will not pursue a lawsuit against a Bay Area TV station for allegedly damaging the company's image by reporting erroneous and offensive names of the pilots in the recent crash at San Francisco International Airport.

The airline involved in the July 6th crash says it will sue an Oakland TV station after it mistakenly confirmed and then aired false and offensive names for the pilots.

The NTSB says the names which spelled out phrases like "something wrong" and "we too low" - were confirmed by a summer intern.

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KTVU has since apologized.

"We pride ourselves on getting it right and having the highest of standards and integrity. Clearly today that did not happen. We made a mistake."

And the NTSB also released a statement:

"The National Transportation Safety Board apologizes for inaccurate and offensive names that were mistakenly confirmed as those of the pilots. A summer intern acted outside the scope of his authority when he erroneously confirmed the names of the flight crew on the aircraft. We work hard to ensure that only appropriate factual information regarding an investigation is released and deeply regret today's incident. Appropriate actions will be taken to ensure that such a serious error is not repeated."

OutFront tonight: Comedian Dean Obeidallah, Radio Show Host and Comedian Stephanie Miller and CNN Contributor Reihan Salam.

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