08 July 2013 10:00 | By MSN News
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An Asiana Airlines jet crashed at San Francisco airport on Saturday moments before landing, two people were killed and at least 180 were injured.



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The South Korean carrier, crashed during its landing in San Francisco on Saturday, 6 June 2013, was reported to be flying extremely low before it hit the ground. Though the cause is still unknown, records had showed that the jet had received a warning that its engines were expected to stalled just as it was approaching the runway.

After skidding on its belly, the tail of the overturned jet was ripped off from the fuselage and the entire jet burst into flames.

291 passengers and 16 flight crew members were on board at the time of the accident. Two deceased passengers were both identified to be Chinese nationals and they were found dead on the runway.

Asiana Airlines had two other deadly crashes in 1993 and 2011 which killed 68 and 2 people respectively.

Click on for more images of the deadly crash.

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