One Pilot on Asiana Flight 214 Shouted Warnings That Were Ignored

Pilots at the controls did not respond


One of the pilots of Asiana Flight 214 that crashed in San Francisco shouted warnings that were ignored, according to South Korean media.

Sources in the country's transport ministry confirmed Bong Dong Won—who was in the cockpit jump seat—repeatedly yelled "sink rate" in the final minute before the crash, it was reported.

If the sink rate—the rate of decrease in altitude—was checked when Mr Bong raised the alarm, it may have prevented the plane from hitting the seawall as it landed at San Francisco Airport, reports said.