NTSB Press Release

National Transportation Safety Board
Office of Public Affairs

NTSB launching team to investigate Boeing 777 crash in San Francisco

July 6

The National Transportation Safety Board is launching a full go-team to San Francisco, Calif., to investigate today's crash involving Asiana Airlines Flight 214, a Boeing 777. The crash occurred while the aircraft was landing at San Francisco International Airport.

NTSB Senior Aviation Accident Investigator Bill English will serve as investigator-in-charge. NTSB Chairman Deborah A.P. Hersman is accompanying the team and will serve as the principal spokesman.

Public Affairs Specialists Kelly Nantel and Keith Holloway will also be on-scene in San Francisco to coordinate media related activities. They can be reached by mobile phone at 202-557-1350.

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of transportation accidents, promoting transportation safety, and assisting victims of transportation accidents and their families.