Episode 67: Asiana Airlines Flight 214

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On July 6, 2013, Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crashed into a seawall upon landing at San Francisco International Airport, and divided the NTSB over the main cause of the crash – was it due to pilot error or the complexities of flight deck automation? Join Shelly as she tells the story of how this crash led to further FAA actions related to the perils of too much automation in flying.

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Written and produced by: Shelly Price and Stephanie Hubka
Directed and engineered at: Snow Monster Studios
Sound editor: Podcast Engineers
Producer: Adam Hubka
Music by: Mike Dunn
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Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crash scene. Source: Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP/LA Times

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Photo of the interior of Asiana Airlines Flight 214. Photo by the NTSB

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Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crash site shows passengers running from the burning fuselage. Photo courtesy of passenger David Eun