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Airline expert talks to News 2 about San Francisco crash

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The former Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Transportation talked with News 2 about Saturday afternoon's plane crash.

The Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 plane crashed as it landed into the San Francisco airport around 3:30 p.m. Eastern time Saturday.

Two people were killed in the crash and hundreds were injured.

Mary Schiavo said it looks like the plane was too close to the ground as it attempted to land and slammed into the seawall sending the tail of the plane spinning.

No emergency alert from the pilots on board the plane were sent out.

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the accident.

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