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Pilot error to blame for crash of Asiana flight 214
Pilot error is being blamed for the crash of Asiana flight 214.
Three passengers were killed when the Boeing 777 crashed while landing in San Francisco in July of 2013.
Today the National Transportation Safety Board said the flight crew "mismanaged" the plane's descent.
Federal accident investigators say the crew also relied too heavily on the plane's automated systems, and that the pilot did not fully understand the plane's auto pilot function.
"We had a lot of holes line up this time. We had a pilot who was new in this airplane, we had an instructor who was new as an instructor, we had fatigue, we had issues regarding understanding the automation. A lot of issues lined up the wrong way, as it turned out, to produce this result."
Almost 200 people were hurt in the crash.
It was the first deadly commercial plane crash in the U.S in over four years.