Asiana Airlines hit with lawsuit on anniversary of crash

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Monday marks the second anniversary of a deadly plane crash at San Francisco International Airport as the airline faces a new class action lawsuit.

The suit just filed against South Korea-based Asiana Airlines involves 53 passengers.

Two years ago, flight 214 that originated in Seoul, crashed into the sea wall at SFO while trying to land.

Three teenage girls died and 187 people were hurt, including Zhang Jin from Shanghai, China.

She and her husband sat down with ABC7 News for an exclusive interview after her surgeries for bleeding in the brain and a fractured ankle.

Zhang is back at work, but she needs monthly therapy and counseling. She is still too afraid to fly.

They have received no money from Asiana beyond the initial assistance.

The airline is refusing to have foreign citizens' cases heard here in the U.S., where the compensation is much higher.

Investigators have since blamed the crash on pilot error.
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