Asiana Airline flight recorders recovered

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The flight recorders from the Asiana Airline flight that crashed in San Francisco Saturday have been located and are en route to Washington, NTSB officials say.

The plane crashed Saturday afternoon upon landing. While the exact cause of the crash may not be known for months, head of aviation policy bureau of South Korea’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport Choi Jeong-ho says “the tail of the Asiana flight hit the runway and the aircraft veered to the left out of the runway.”

Two passengers died in the crash, they were identified as Ye Mengyuan and Wang Linjia, both 16-year-old students from China. 52 injured passengers were taken to area hospitals with varying degrees of injuries.

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