The tail of the plane was completely torn off from the rest of the plane while smoke billowed from atop the plane with flames bursting throughout the cabin. According to the latest reports, 130 passengers have been taken to area hospitals throughout
Among the passengers there were 141 Chinese, 77 South Koreans and 62 Americans on board the aircraft. Rescue teams arrived as passengers were sliding down the chute and running towards firefighters and paramedics. The
Eye witnesses of the plane crashed recorded video, took photos, and later shared them to the masses on social networks such as YouTube, Facebook and Twitter among others. Witnesses from various vantage points believe the plane crash appeared to have been an accident.
The National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Aviation Administration will be conducting investigations as to what went wrong, including looking at the aircraft maintenance, air traffic control operations and weather.
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