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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Images emerge of survivors after San Francisco crash

More images of survivors of the Asiana Airlines crash at San Francisco International Airport have emerged.

They were taken by fellow passenger, Ben Levy, who said: "People were not rushing out fighting for their lives. They're like 'Okay, let's try to be orderly here and let's get out, fast but let's not step onto each other'."

Smoke is seen billowing from the Asiana plane in the background. Credit: Ben Levy
Passengers gather on the ground after evacuating the plane. Credit: Ben Levy
Firefighters gather around passengers seated on the ground or lying on stretchers. Credit: Ben Levy

US accident investigators are continuing to examine the crash which led to the deaths of two Chinese students and more than 180 being injured.

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