July 6, 2013 (San Francisco) – An Boeing 777 jetliner from Korea has crashed at the San Francisco airport. Early indications are the tail of the Asiana flight came apart on landing. Two fatalities and 30 to 40 serious inuries are reported. Firefighters on scene swiftly sprayed fire retardant, preventing a far worse tragedy.
Below are tweets from people at the scene of this breaking news story, including David Eun, a passenger who tweeted the photo at left:
Passenger David Eun, a Samsung executive: “I just crash landed at SFO. Tail ripped off. Most everyone seems fine. I'm ok. Surreal…”
John Alston at ABC7 news: “SFO crash witness says plane hit ground with its nose pointed 45 degrees in the air.”