Pilots relied on automated equipment

While there are no conclusive findings about what cause the crash of an Asiana Airlines flight in San Francisco, federal investigators are beginning to piece together what happened.

Crash of Asiana Airline flight arriving in San Francisco

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (AP) - While there are no conclusive findings about what cause the crash of an Asiana Airlines flight in San Francisco, federal investigators are beginning to piece together what happened.

They now say the pilots of Asiana Flight 214 relied on automated cockpit equipment to control the jetliner's speed as they landed, but realized too late they were flying too low and too slow before the aircraft crashed into the runway.


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