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.
A third victim of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 has died, SF General hospital officials say @JeffElder #asiana214
The third victim was described as a “minor girl”
#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
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Update - Chinese consulate says third Asiana crash fatality is a Chinese national