Posted: Jul 6, 2013 11:40 PM by CBS San Francisco
An Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 crashed at San Francisco International Airport just before noon Saturday, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.
It was flight 214 from Seoul, South Korea, initially said to be a cargo plane - but later was identified as a passenger jet.
The airlines said 291 people were on board, but there was no official word on any casualties.
Rescue vehicles were on the scene immediately afterwards and there were reports of a major triage operation taking place.
The airport has been closed. No flights were being allowed in or out of SFO after the crash.
Continuing coverage at CBS San Francisco.