Last Saturday an Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 crash-landed at San Francisco International Airport, resulting in at least 2 deaths and 182 other injured passengers.
According to the Federal Aviation Administration, the fatal accident happened late Saturday morning behind the airport’s international terminal.
The plane that crashed was first reported to be a cargo plane, but was later correctly identified as Asiana Flight 214 from Seoul, South Korea.
The crash occurred as the jetliner was landing approximately 10 1/2 hours after leaving Seoul. A few passengers reported that the pilot may have tried to land just short of the runway. Other witnesses reported the air-liner having problems with its landing approach.
Witnesses also stated the tail was torn from the back of the plane, and that a giant fireball and black smoke coming from the crash could be seen for miles.
People who have been hurt by someone else’s careless or negligent actions may have grounds to consider legal action. Cases against Boeing may be brought in Chicago because that is where Boeing is located. In fact, Chicago is considered to be the preferred venue for plane crashes involving Boeing aircraft. An attorney familiar with local rules and procedures may be a great asset in these types of cases.
Joseph Klest has been representing injury victims in the Chicago area for over 30 years. To speak with Mr. Klest at no charge regarding this matter, please dial 866-264-7639.
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