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Parents of Asiana teen killed sue city of San Francisco

Wednesday, January 08, 2014
FILE - This July 6, 2013, file photo, shows the wreckage of the Asiana Flight 214 airplane after it crashed at the San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco

FILE - This July 6, 2013, file photo, shows the wreckage of the Asiana Flight 214 airplane after it crashed at the San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco. The pilots of Asiana Flight 214, as well as the airline, are raising the possibility that a key device that controls the Boeing 777's speed may have malfunctioned, an aviation expert familiar with the investigation into the crash said Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

The parents of the teen killed after the Asiana crash at SFO have filed a legal claim against the city of San Francisco.

Mengyuan Ye died on July 6, 2013 after she was hit by two fire San Francisco Fire Department trucks at the scene of the plane crash.

The girl's parents claim the firefighters knowingly put the 16-year-old in harm's way after the crash. The claim says the girl was killed as a result of gross negligence.

If the city rejects the claim, the family can file a lawsuit.

 

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