Week That Was July 12

Asiana Airlines flight crashes at San Francisco airport

Asiana Airlines Flight 214 from South Korea crashed while landing at San Francisco International airport sending up a huge fireball, shedding its tail and spinning before screeching to a stop, according to eyewitness accounts.

Elliott Stone, a passenger on the flight, told that he thought the plane was approaching "a little high (then came) down a little sharp."

"All of a sudden, boom, the back end just hit and flies up into the air and everyone`s head goes up the ceiling," said Stone, who added that he ended up jumping out the plane without using the stairs or an evacuation slide.

A photograph posted to Twitter shows what appear to be passengers walking off the plane, some of them toting bags, as smoke rises from the other side.

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