Passengers use social media in reaction to SFO crash

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SAN FRANCISCO (KTLA) — Passengers and witnesses took to social media Saturday after an Asiana Airlines flight crashed at San Francisco International Airport.

One passenger’s photo of the crash’s aftermath has been retweeted 31,000 times.

Nearly three hours after the crash, David Eun walked through customs at San Francisco International Airport. By then, the adrenaline rush was subsiding enough that he could begin processing the enormity of it all.

He’d just survived a catastrophe.

The Samsung executive prides himself on being an “all-American Korean, a pensive optimist and a frequent flier.” He’s used to getting on planes and crossing the Pacific. He’d been at the same airport in April for a weeklong trip to Seoul.

Asiana Flight 214 might have been just another plane ride for Eun. Instead, the tech savvy businessman found himself bracing for life as something went terribly wrong in the landing. And he tweeted the experience.

“I just crash landed at SFO. Tail ripped off. Most everyone seems fine. I’m ok. Surreal …”

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