A federal aviation official says an Asiana Airlines flight has crashed while landing at San Francisco airport. It was not immediately known whether there were any injuries.
Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Lynn Lunsford says the Boeing 777 crashed at San Francisco Airport while landing on Saturday.
A video clip posted to Youtube shows smoke coming from a silver-colored jet on the tarmac. Passengers could be seen jumping down the inflatable emergency slides.
San Francisco General Hospital says it is treating eight adults and two children who were critically injured in a plane crash at San Francisco International Airport.
Hospital spokeswoman Rachael Kagan says the adult patients range in age from 20 to their 40s. It was not immediately clear the ages of the children.
San Francisco -area broadcasters KNTV, KCBS and KTVU have reported that there were fatalities in Saturday's crash of the Asiana airlines flight from Seoul, South Korea.
But The Associated Press contacted police, fire and coroner's officials and was unable to confirm any deaths.