UPDATE: Two confirmed dead, only 1 unaccounted for in San Francisco plane crash

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UPDATE: Reports say San Francisco Fire Department has confirmed two dead and now only 1 is unaccounted for in the plane crash earlier today.

Local hospitals are saying that they are treating victims of the crash.

The Boeing 777 plane was carrying 292 passengers and 16 crew members. According to Asiana Airlines in a statement this evening, “the majority of the passengers were comprised of 77 Korean citizens, 141 Chinese citizens, 61 US citizens, 1 Japanese citizen, etc. for a total of 291 people.”

An Asiana Airlines flight crashed while landing at San Francisco airport. Witness say they say they saw smoke coming from the top of the plane as the top of the fuselage burned.  The plane swayed back and forth.  Video shows the plane losing its tail and an engine during the crash.

The airline, founded in 1988, is based in Seoul, South Korea. Stay with FOX 59 for more info.

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