Plane Crashes While Landing At San Francisco Airport

A plane crashed at San Francisco Airport while landing on Saturday. Watch a live stream of coverage at KTVU.

The aircraft was an Asiana Airlines Boeing 777.

A photo and video taken from a distance shows smoke rising from the scene.

The plane’s tail ripped off, according to a person who says he was aboard the plane.

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