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Jumbo jet that crashed at San Francisco's airport on Saturday was going about forty miles an hour slower that it should've been.
In the final seconds before impact.
That's one of the head of the National Transportation Safety Board said today.
And tonight we're getting a new look at the wreckage inside the plane.
-- -- airlines reports the pilot at the controls had never landed a Boeing triple seven at the San Francisco airport.
Officials say he had some 101000 hours of experience flying other jets.
But only 43 hours on this type.
It was a captain.
Who was working on his initial operating experience in the triple seven he was an experienced pilot and it and it prior captain.
But he was working on getting his rating on the triple seven forgetting its initial operating -- in the triple seven.
And investigators say the plane's tail hit the seawall.
Dragging debris for hundreds of feet down that runway.
They tell us they found part of the tail section in San Francisco -- And some amateur video of passengers escaping down the emergency slides right after that crash officials say almost 200 people were hurt to passengers died.
Both were teenage girls from China headed this summer camp here in the united states of the big group of them.
Tonight investigators say one girl may have died after a rescue vehicle ran her over on the runway.
Claudia Cowan is live at SFO this afternoon I guess the investigators are saying they're still looking into that right right Claudia.
And that's exactly what they're saying -- you know it's hard to imagine somebody -- surviving this plane crash only to be struck and killed by a responding emergency vehicle but authorities are looking into that tonight because they say one of the victim's injuries were consistent.
Not -- being burned in a plane crash but with being run over by a vehicle.
We have obtained pictures of these 216 year old girls from China they are being remembered tonight.
As top students and close friends officials say one of the girls was ejected from the plane the other was found outside the wreckage near the emergency slide.
Federal investigators say airport surveillance video did not show definitively what happened to her and the coroner has not yet determined a cause of death.
Both these teenagers parents are on their way here from China and they will receive the autopsy results before they are made public.
-- Claudia first responders with some incredible stories out of there.
Yeah they spoke to reporters this morning -- described how they encountered smoke and leaking jet fuel.
And some very Dicey situation.
-- getting to the frantic passengers on board who were trapped in their seatbelts.
Well we first got back period and saw these people it was actually pretty clear back there that there was not a lot of smoke there was not a lot of fire.
But by the time we -- the final victim the conditions learned that the fire was -- down on us we had heavy black -- So I feel very lucky and blessed that we were able to get those people out in that time.
Responders on scene there with in minutes and -- a lot of credit is also being given to the well trained crew -- aboard.
AG on a flight to fourteen.
Claudia Cowan at SFO tonight Claudia thank you we're also hearing dramatic details from some of the passengers who survived that crash.
One mother says she managed to escape with her four year old son not down the emergency chute but through a hole in the jet.
I have the time to look out across the hallways there he -- -- -- took my -- so -- Take my baby ended just take my carry on baggage and so what -- when I see this picture with the violence and while it's part of.
Another mother says her eight year old son was a lot braver than she.
Hit -- -- the mountain man.
-- last go to college and -- here on October 5 inning and hit don't know biased.
And I come out that the plug on him.
It -- -- and I -- and the next I'm you know I'm.
Then there's -- -- Cisco police Officer Jim Cunningham he ran into the wreckage of the plane without the protective equipment that a firefighter would have to help rescue people.
Of course he insists he's not a hero.
I just -- that those people are trapped in their new home -- to my job.
-- -- Obviously -- hero officer Cunningham didn't just rescue people.
He says he also grabbed a few iphones that passengers -- left behind.
-- near their families -- be trying to contact them -- its first responders in San Francisco.
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