Asiana Flight 214 Crash Firsthand Accounts

Eugene Rah, Col. Stephen Ganyard discuss the San Francisco crash.
5:55 | 07/07/13

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It's surreal it's actually. You know you having a crush and on the evening news. Bonzi really hard delivery screaming and it means something back up again even if you gonna go on -- -- on. -- -- -- Lucky indeed calling -- surreal experience of being on that Boeing 777. Which crashed and burned while landing at San Francisco International Airport. We'll hear from a survivor coming up someone who walked away from the wreckage his dramatic story is just ahead. Good Morning America I'm -- -- And I'm Dan Harris -- Sunday July 7 and that we're gonna speak who has been on that flight 173. Times. He knew something was wrong quite early we'll talk about it in just a -- also this morning. Some fascinating and possibly lifesaving information about surviving a plane -- the decisions you can make in the moment that could make a huge difference. -- statistics -- there but let's start by going to Eugene Roth who was onboard -- flight to fourteen. Eugene is a businessman a hip hop producer who has -- -- -- actually made this trip 173. Times. He's with his daughter -- -- who was not on board but in touch with her dad. As soon as he landed thank you for joining us I can imagine how surreal. This must have been for you Eugene and and again don't believe that we keep reiterating even on this flight nearly 200 times. But -- you know something was wrong when you were landing what what what gave you that sense. Law as as I was. As we work this Saturday. The preferred -- Without site for the dwindle. And I just knew we were -- -- So all of holding the terrorists all Carlos basically. Preparing for the crash and that was back in the impact was. -- -- -- Not with thought you know that I thought -- -- I thought cause I'm. You know until the place. Well. It's hard to get more terrifying than what you -- describing right now what was the atmosphere in the cabin. As the plane was crashing and then when it came to a stop. One person -- everybody was screaming and that was full of fear as -- captain. And that after his second or committed I don't remember how long once it was selective student forever -- was later stopped. Those. You know I don't silence for some time. Before. You know before people start their -- realizing. We are back life. And I I saw the -- light -- -- and the one of the flight attendant stuck in between inflated. Slide and the wall of the plane and the other side. That's looked tidy in Norman -- the flight attendant. She was basically. Organizing emergency exit. And preparing your vacation and helping everyone so calmly and professionally of course -- crime shows some tears all over but. She was carrying. -- helping you make of it meant quite as big as her. I'm trying to get him out of the play and helping other people and quote Paul -- -- -- That's something people are -- to their flight -- nothing but heroes -- lesson here is that you know we're looking at the images that you took these are pictures that you took when you've got off the plane you said you looked out the window you knew something was wrong when you were landing. But did the pilot from on the loudspeaker at all did he tell anybody -- -- -- -- the passengers to prepare for rough landing any indication that something was about to happen. Nothing nothing but what ran I'm and right before. The plane puck just yet one way. I could hear. That it I'm in the that they were putting full power through the engine -- -- the plane back up but I knew it was polite anyways that's why else. Preparing for the crash. And -- -- the luckily it wasn't. Yet. Sorry you know -- have thought that that any unit -- and we just want to hear from your daughter quickly as I understand. You've got a text from your dad as soon as he landed that which must've been terrifying what was it like when -- finally able to see him for the first time. Felt like I could breathe. Because there isn't huge time gap between when I heard about the crash and -- I actually got in touch with my father. And you know I finally felt you know oxygen in -- islands again and it was you know I'm just just buddy texted me and I was Al's okay with. You gonna let him make that 174. Flight. How malaria that your credit the -- I have to -- Well thank you so much for joining us with a harrowing experience I must've been and it's great to see -- two of you reunited and back together. Eunice in Eugene rob thank you -- -- great family I'm glad the bucks in his back at her again. Now let's bring -- ABC news aviation consultant colonel Stephen -- for more details on the crash he joins us from Washington. Good morning to you carnal and to what you just heard about you -- description of how that plane was landing. Do you think that this was a mechanical error or it was a human error. Sure doesn't sound like mechanical error he could hear the engines spool up to a full power position it tells me that -- the last second. This crew realized how low and how slow they actually work and they were trying to save the airplane by running the engines up to full throttle. So it doesn't sound to me at least by the description he's given that this was a mechanical problem. And this -- something the NTSB will need to look at. That is -- it's extremely useful analysis -- we appreciated especially coming on the heels of this new information we're getting from the eyewitness there in the survivor thank you Steven -- -- we appreciate it.

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