NTSB Releases New Video of Asiana Plane Crash

Investigative report shows captain was "very concerned" about attempting a visual approach.
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Transcript for NTSB Releases New Video of Asiana Plane Crash
This is a special room. I'm tired added a new -- -- ABC news digital special report new video today from airport cameras show the cart Wheeling crash -- AG on a flight. 214. The Boeing 777 crashed in San Francisco back in June. But the National Transportation Safety Board just released the video today during the hearings on that accident that killed three people back in June. For more on the story for ABC's Alex Stone in Los Angeles Alex. What -- video confirm about the plane crash. Well this video -- coming out during the hearing today that the NTSB is holding and the video shows a lot of what witnesses said they saw the plane comes in it hits the seawall assets though it then slips -- into the air spins around comes down. And then the plane catches on fire what we're learning now from an NTSB report -- came out just before the hearing started today. Is it the NTSB believes that at least it looks like at this point there -- -- -- on pilot error that the pilots of the Boeing triple seven. I've told the NTSB investigators that. They didn't know what was going on -- on landing that they didn't know why the auto throttle system of the plane had dissing games. What is that. Steps has has the -- -- the year the federal aviation authority taken. In the midst of this. Crash -- there have been some changes already made for pilots correct. There have been and there will be more out once they actually come to a conclusion of what happened in this crash. That usually takes about a year to come to a a final conclusion. Today's hearing the NTSB hearing that's under way is part of that effort. The report that came out today it's really an initial report just based on the facts of what they know right now. But no conclusion now there is some talk already out within the aviation community that there is too much reliance on computers. Inside the plains of essentially pilots being. I import machines into the computers in the cockpits that's what it appears at this point according did to aviation analysts were looking at this report. That they're seeing so far these pilots appeared to put in data. Into the cockpit computers expecting it to do one thing it did something else that they weren't expecting or they didn't -- put that information correctly. But there's a question about actually flying the plane of pilots who were saying knew where pilots pilots from other countries. Don't know how to actually fly the planes. That is a very scary thought to so perhaps more changes to come -- this investigation wraps up. -- he's Alex Stone in Los Angeles thank you for joining us. Prosecutors bring in aviation expert and attorney married out -- -- tells more about today's hearing marry the pilot. But say that he was stressed because of the approach but we're hearing that perhaps there was an over reliance. On computers as opposed to using one's training here. Well someone. So much information coming out on what was done. Many times and an -- zinni mediation actually say why is -- and lying on automation it -- it and -- -- stress. -- speak he was given for our. First stop -- I -- pilots and -- -- to an up or regarding low and slow. So let's and lights like I had first hour. Yet so he had many opportunities to correct but he didn't want to be -- is afraid to speak -- that's the tragedy. Tragedy. At and there are some stranger details that have come out the pilot apparently refusing to Wear sunglasses. Which which may have helped his. Visibility -- is being able to see that -- in polite what did he mean by that. So well and cultural that it would would be. Sunglasses and I disappear Ayers and pockets in I worked out. Many precious little ones I had worked on was AL double 07 and -- same airline and other Korean airline eighteen had problems challenging. Security years. We have the same problem in this country and had a couple really tragic accidents forced airlines to train called resource management which means you challenge your security your support she Chelan area and -- if something doesn't look right. -- would need to be done. The because there is certainly so much at stake there what about the layout of the airport was the approach. More dangerous because it came in over his deceit. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- OK you know it's interesting because we are talking about an international flight here -- pilot guidelines universally talked about some steps that we've taken in this country. To encourage pilots to speak out above and beyond their superiors but do these things -- country to country. -- they do there's tremendous variation eight. US carriers weren't exactly so good at that I it was harbor branch. One in Arkansas. -- -- and enact case Iranian. Bad thunderstorm levels six thunderstorm and there was sufficient challenge here also. Say go around and that's pilot had to say here I'm not comfortable I'm scared also prepare he felt he -- -- more. Also when -- it was called go around. -- had an accident and avoided avoided that's what crew resource management emphasizes -- -- -- are not comparable you don't know she Atlanta. -- -- and somebody call. Interesting you know -- -- -- airplane tickets please we we tend not to choose one airline over the other depending on where it's from. But this one being from South Korea where AG -- is based. Apparently the training there is done mostly on simulator pilots don't always. Get access to train on the actual planes so how we know something like that happened that factor into an accidentally -- -- mean as consumers make our decisions are or are -- this information. Well little world exchange. Pilot training you know -- -- -- flight school in the early seventies and Canada just landed at the not air and you lock lock on line. Weeks in recent accidents. I. Haven't come out about. Her background a lot of hands on line in many cases. They just don't have experience and in case -- this plane and military background. But not hands on commercial experience and soaps if you look at statistics -- I -- and cultural -- it is -- statistics statistics tell you major carriers from western nations -- United States Australia. Are British Airways. We have -- major carriers are better safety record and other nations and so it hey I'll -- cultural politically correct issue in eight western nations. And yes DL and Australia and pants just -- -- our nation's leaders state statistics. We've been focusing on the pilot and pilot -- our conversation here and it looks like the NTSB's. Focusing on that as well but what about the anti -- system that was supposed to taken on this plane. Was that at fault here as well. Well -- maybe -- system and asked why the system worked as a candidate but. The eighty pilots and -- -- a pilot. Flying didn't realize that it was turn -- had been turned on -- it receives some a.'s warning cell should it didn't they intended they didn't intend warnings on witnesses and analysts are so they could hand that the problem is his wing commie and -- and you -- alone slot out. It is not supposed to be too low and too slow so I ended -- an -- -- circle back and we should and trains use the system on playing. But certainly you have additional warnings built into the system where she even turned off the other -- nor are there are you stitch. Additional guard units shaker trying system but bowling parties and candidate to work and it has worked today he did instructions and he's in -- nineteen Exchequer for. But said it sent out an alert that they had -- Annual. And -- intended people to be trained onyx that it was not something that day adapt to Asia -- -- and trained so it'll be interesting to see how NTSB concludes on Matt. And what. Findings are what changes might his hearing bring -- there aren't fortunately there aren't many deadly airline accidents when they dealer -- Did they generally end up. -- a lot of change to the industry. No change industries in battle. -- sadly. And transportation. Transportation and he's called it in -- agency because they would propose new regulations literally -- totality -- -- around the edges but here -- recommendations we -- similar to what we saw in colgan crash and now will be we -- hands on pilot training their call -- -- action buffalo. Got hit ice ice warnings -- -- warnings and they literally just playing in an ignored. Same here this pilot got earnings but he didn't have enough hands on training did not challenge he lost -- -- situation awareness. Each you know it's great to have this lifesaving equipment and make no mistake automation and an -- term menace -- -- -- 810s of thousands of -- But it's no good he can't work. Were you are trained in so I think it ended the day will be a negation -- pilots. Make sure they know what sounds like the -- hands on a makeshift simulator actually has a real shields if it's not dire situation -- playing situation. A critical light situation and otherwise. The -- and let them experience and that isn't seeing more or today's training and Byron no hands on no real -- knows he can't line. At -- just one last question when we look at this video it seems a miracle. Anyone survived this -- -- Look at how like a toy haven't come along way in terms of passengers survival in the way these planes are built -- that people could. Walk -- hundred literally 200 people walked off of this plane alive after it went through when it went through. Well and I never. -- action or is -- in the -- -- happened but some were good news able. To act out some slide. And were to let people -- and we can't interiors more. Not flammable they can't make -- and better its credibility issues and some seats collapse stronger -- -- -- sixteen -- seeks -- supposed to collapse on each -- and they get so ESP you'll get into -- -- certainly better than they weren't even even 1015 years -- a much better now. But they can't eat meat and -- materials can be literally fire. Seats can be stronger and so we may get even worse viable and hopefully. In other recommendations come out of this is if you -- the plane can go through that -- -- Largely intact. Need to make sure that that it works each -- the playing. The plane doesn't -- -- necessarily. And some of these factors were also am an airplane plane crashes and then there's always a possibility -- -- less flammable fuels. Center. Well we hope says -- changes come out as a result of this tragic Marist oh aviation expert former inspector general. Of the US Department of Transportation thanks so much for joining us and sharing your expertise. And it of course get a complete recap right here on abcnews.com. For now -- -- Hernandez in New York with his ABC -- digital special report.

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