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On landing in full swing.
Claudia Cowan live from San Francisco International Airport with the latest Claudia.
And Greg we are awaiting a news conference to be held in just about a half an hour with city and airport officials as well as investigators with the NTSB who'll ride your overnight and who have already begun.
Piecing together the moments just before yesterday's fatal plane crash.
-- with the most critical evidence already being analyzed at agency headquarters in Washington DC talking about those two black boxes.
The the cockpit voice recorder is one of them that will provide insight as to what was going on with the crew.
If the pilots knew there was a problem and how they were communicating with each other just before the plane went down.
The digital flight data recorder will have information about the plane's airspeed.
Altitude -- positions an overall.
How the Boeing 777 was functioning investigators will -- out the debris field -- there on runway 28 left which extends out over the water San Francisco Bay.
They will look at what's known as the glide slope indicators special lights that assist pilots during landings.
These alignment indicators have not been in service due to some recent construction.
The NTSB is also pulling surveillance video from cameras at SFO as well -- from surrounding businesses.
And before it's all over they will have a computer simulation of exactly what happened.
Not only to determine the cause of this crash.
But to prevent future tragedies based on eyewitness accounts we have created our own animation passengers say the plane came -- too low over the water that the tail hit the ground and broke off.
They say the plane skipped and skidded down the runway and began filling up with smoke.
One survivor managed to escape with her injured son through a hole that opened up -- the aircraft.
-- More than 300 people were able to escape the 216 year old girls from China were found dead outside the wreckage nineteen people remain hospitalized at San Francisco general that is the nearest trauma center.
To this airport and we are told that six of them are said to be in critical condition.
Back -- live at San Francisco International Airport there are encouraging signs now that three of the four runways here.
Are open again so more planes are able to get in and out but dozens of flights have been canceled the FAA is reporting nine hour delays on those parts.
On on the for those flights are able to deep part.
Hundreds of stranded passengers are now scrambling to make other travel plans.
I'm not the way they wanted to wrap up this holiday weekend and just a reminder of Greg and Heather we are standing by for this upcoming press conference with investigators on the NTSB.
And we also expect to hear from some of those first responders 2251.
Responders who were on scene yesterday within minutes.
And and help to ensure the survival of so many passengers an incredible work by the first responders Claudia Cowan will check back review thanks.
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