Three Canadians on board Asiana Airlines plane that crashed in San Francisco 0
Three Canadians were on board the Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 that crashed while landing at San Francisco airport Saturday, the airline said at a press conference.
But it is not known if they are among the passengers who were hospitalized with serious injuries, if they are in critical condition or if they suffered moderate and minor injuries.
Emma Welford, a spokeswoman with for the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development, did not provide QMI Agency with any details about the three.
"The Consulate General of Canada in San Francisco remains in close contact with local authorities and remains ready to provide consular assistance to any Canadian citizens among the affected passengers," Welford said in an email. "To protect the privacy of those involved, no further information can be released."
Two passengers killed in the crash were identified as 16-year-old Chinese nationals, an airline spokesperson said on Sunday.
The dead were identified as Ye Meng Yuan and Wang Lin Jia, both students.
-- with files from Reuters