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Families of teens killed in Asiana crash head home to China

Saturday, July 27, 2013
Three Asiana crash victims

ABC7 News has learned that the families of the three girls who died in the Asiana crash at San Francisco International Airport are heading back home to China.

Wang Lin Jia and Ye Meng Yuan, both 16, and 15-year old Liu YiPeng were killed in the July 6 accident.

Their families left San Francisco around noon Saturday on a flight to Shanghai, with the ashes of their daughters.

The families have retained a New York law firm to represent them.

Dozens were seriously injured in the crash of Asiana Flight 214, which had 307 people aboard when it hit a seawall in front of the runway, lost its tail, and caught fire.

The NTSB continues to investigate the crash.

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