We at Asiana Airlines would like express our utmost sympathy and regret for the distress experienced by the passengers of HL7742 and their families as a result of this accident. We apologize most deeply.
Asiana Airlines flightHL7742departed Incheon International Airport on July 6, 2013 at 16:35 (Korea time) bound for San Francisco. On July 6, 2013 at 11:27 (Local time) an accident occurred asHL7742landed on San Francisco International Airport’s runway 28.
A total of 291 passengers were aboard the aircraft. (77 Koreans, 141 Chinese, 64 Americans, 3 Indians, 3 Canadians, 1 French, 1 Japanese and 1 Vietnamese)
Asiana Airlines has established emergency response centers to ascertain the cause of this crash and to look after injured passengers and contact their families. Asiana continues to actively cooperate with all Korean and US governmental institutions in the ongoing investigation.