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NTSB Announces Investigative Hearing on Asiana Flight 214

October 25

Agency provides third investigative update on San Francisco crash

The National Transportation Safety Board is convening a 2-day investigative hearing to discuss the ongoing investigation into the crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 and to gather additional factual information. The hearing, which will be held December 10–11, 2013, at the NTSB’s Board Room and Conference Center in Washington, DC, will focus on pilot awareness in highly automated aircraft, emergency response, and cabin safety. Parties participating in the investigative hearing will be announced at a later time.

Below is an update of the ongoing investigation. This is a factual update only and no interviews are being conducted.

Further investigative updates and investigative hearing information will be issued as events warrant. For the latest, follow the investigation on Twitter at @NTSB, or on our website at ntsb.gov. Sign up for news releases at http://www.ntsb.gov/registration/registration.aspx.

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