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Asiana fined over tardy aid to victims' families

US slaps it with US$500K fine; some families not informed for up to 5 days

Disastrous landing: Three died when the Asiana flight clipped a seawall, skidded off the runway and burst into flames at San Francisco on July 6. - PHOTO: REUTERS

[LOS ANGELES] US aviation authorities have fined South Korea's Asiana Airlines US$500,000 over last year's deadly San Francisco air crash for failing to properly help families of victims, officials said on Tuesday.

Three passengers died when Asiana Airlines Flight 214 clipped a seawall...

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