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Third Victim Dead In Asiana Flight 214 Crash

She was reportedly a young Chinese girl. Check back for updates.

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According to reports from the San Francisco Chronicle and the CBS affiliate in San Francisco, a third victim in Saturday’s plane crash has died. The Chinese consulate confirmed Friday she was a Chinese national.

The other casualties were previously identified as Ye Mengyuan and Wang Linjia, two Chinese teenage girls traveling to the U.S. for a school program. They were reportedly sitting in the back of the plane.

We’ll update with more details as they come in.


Suzanne Espinosa

@suzyesp

A third victim of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 has died, SF General hospital officials say @JeffElder #asiana214


Suzanne Espinosa

@suzyesp

The third victim was described as a “minor girl”


KPIX 5

@CBSSF

#BREAKING: A third victim has died as a result of Asiana Flight 214 crash at #SFO on Saturday. MORE SOON: http://t.co/ZRh4hl7YaL

A third victim of the Asiana Flight 214 crash is confirmed dead. It was a young female child. #SFOcrash

— KGO Radio (@kgoradio)

KGO Radio

@kgoradio

A third victim of the Asiana Flight 214 crash is confirmed dead. It was a young female child. #SFOcrash

Update - Chinese consulate says third Asiana crash fatality is a Chinese national

— Sky News Newsdesk (@SkyNewsBreak)

Sky News Newsdesk

@SkyNewsBreak

Update - Chinese consulate says third Asiana crash fatality is a Chinese national

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