2 Killed in Asiana Crash Were Teenage Girls on School Trip f...

Posted by clownygal on Jul. 07, 2013

The two Asiana Airlines passengers who died in this weekend's fiery crash landing were identified as 16-year-old female students from China, according officials and Chinese media reports. Wang Linjia and Ye Mengyuan were part of a student group from Jiangshan Middle School in China's eastern Zhejiang province, according to Chinese media reports. In a statement, China's Ministry of Education said at least 70 teachers and students from China were traveling to the US to take part in a summer program. Asiana Airlines Flight 214 was carrying more than 300 people when it crashed at San Francisco International Airport, tore off its tail and burst into flames Saturday. The crash injured 181 people. The injured were being care for at several hospitals and at least 22 were in critical condition.

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