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    For what its worth both CNN and NBC reporting it " touched down " and then crashed .

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    This from twitter claims its a pic of the crash .

    http://t.co/5TnOX96Gsi

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    Some of the media is reporting the tail "fell off" before landing because that is what KTVU said.

    However, it sounds from other reports it sounds like the tail struck the ground upon landing and that is when it broke off, not in while still in the air.

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    Seating figurations on the Asiana´s tripple-7s,
    http://www.seatguru.com/airlines/Asi...7-200_ER_A.php
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    There is a comment with that Twit Pic that it " barely ( maybe not ) missed " the other plane in the photo.

    (gain of salt)

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    Only the second 777 ever to be written off; hopefully still non-fatal, though reported that many taken to hospital.

    http://www.jetphotos.net/viewphoto.php?id=7130150

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    The CNN "expert" is claiming it's a -200LR.

    And now it's the parade of eyewitnesses who don't have a clue what they're talking about.

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    Twitter is incredible !!!

    Check this out !!

    RT @Eunner: I just crash landed at SFO. Tail ripped off. Most everyone seems fine. I'm ok. Surreal...[pic] — https://path.com/p/1lwrZb

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    You survive a plane crash and then have to tweet about it. Jeez.

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    Despite the witness on CNN, you can clearly see the left wing is still attached.

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    Im grateful for the news that he brought.

    And that picture is better than a grey sky and smoke that you see on CNN .

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    Whole top of right side looks burned out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheKiecker View Post
    Whole top of right side looks burned out.
    Clearly happened later since the early pictures showed no fire damage to the fuselage.

    And both wings are still attached it appears.

    Also, looks like even most of the tail is attached, at least the part where people would have been.

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    Eyewitness to plane crash says that the plane "started shaking violently" after it hit ground, tail was ripped off, and it "rolled over."

    Cartwheeled ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheKiecker View Post
    Eyewitness to plane crash says that the plane "started shaking violently" after it hit ground, tail was ripped off, and it "rolled over."

    Cartwheeled ?
    Don't think so. The plane is mostly intact except for the very aft part of the trail (vertical and horizontal tails and APU) and the engines were ripped off. Even the wings are attached which says it did not "cartwheel."

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    From CNN video, you can see the debris trail start even before the runway begins. The vertical and horizontal parts of the tail are scattered, but intact, on the runway.

    They landed short and smacked the tail on the ground.

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    From another source, there were school children aboard, from a summer camp.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=0dFtmSybpuw
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