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Report: Asiana crash victim was run over twice

December 11, 2013 • Business


Mike O’Donnell, FAA, Director, Office of Airport Safety and Standards AAS-1, left, speaks with Assistant Deputy Chief Dale Carnes, San Francisco Fire Department, as they take their seats on a panel for a National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigative hearing in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, on the crash landing of Asiana Airlines Flight 214. The two-dozen witnesses at the hearing include representatives of Asiana, Boeing Co., the Federal Aviation Administration and the Korean government Office of Civil Aviation. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

WASHINGTON (AP) — A teenage girl who survived the crash of an Asiana Airlines jet in San Francisco only to be fatally struck by a fire truck on the runway was actually run over by two rescue vehicles in the accident’s chaotic aftermath, according to documents released Wednesday at a National Transportation Safety Board hearing.

Authorities in California confirmed months ago that 16-year-old Chinese student Ye Meng Yuan was alive on the runway and covered in Login to read more

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