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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.

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Boeing 777 tried 'go around' seconds before impact

The Asiana Airlines plane that crashed at San Francisco attempted to increase its speed and "go around" seconds before impact, America's National Transportation Safety Board has said.

Chairman Deborah Hersman said air controllers were unaware of any problems until the plane was seen hitting the seawall.

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