Attempt to abort landing before San Francisco crash

A Boeing 777 operated by Asiana Airlines that crash landed at San Francisco on Saturday tried to abort the landing to make another attempt seconds before it crashed.

Firefighters surrounFirefighters surround the Asiana Airlines plane after it crashed at San Francisco airport Credit: Reuters

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Pilot 'knew plane was too low'

The senior pilot in the cockpit of Asiana flight that crashed landed in San Francisco airport on Saturday realised the plane was too low when it was flying at only 500ft (152m), an official has said.