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Two killed in San Francisco plane crash


Two people are confirmed dead, after a passenger jet crash landed at San Francisco airport in America.

The Boeing 777 – operated by South Korea’s Asiana Airlines – burst into flames.

Flight 214 was arriving from Seoul when disaster struck on Saturday.

Dozens of passengers were taken to hospital for treatment after escaping the crashed jet.

“What I saw was as it was coming in to land, at the last minute you could see the front end pop up, and then slam down,” said one witness.

Another man added: “It was way too low, way too soon. Then it just, the wheels caught and the tail of the plane caught before it got to the runway. And then it pancaked on the runway.”

Debris from the plane, which was carrying 307 people, was left strewn across the runway.

Its tail was ripped off and the fuselage was severely damaged by fire.

The cause of the crash is now being investigated.

“At this point in time, there is no indication of terrorism involved. The FBI will be working closely with the NTSB (National Transportation Safety Board) on this investigation to determine the cause of the incident,” said David Johnson, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Special Agent.

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