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In this photo provided by the National Transportation Safety Board, Investigator in Charge Bill English, foreground, and NTSB Chairwoman Deborah Hersman discuss the progress Tuesday of the investigation into the crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 in San Francisco. The Asiana flight crashed upon landing Saturday at San Francisco International Airport, and two of the 307 passengers aboard were killed. (AP Photo/National Transportation Safety Board)

SFO plane crash probe brings questions over auto speed controls

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By MARTHA MENDOZA and JOAN LOWY

Associated Press

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (AP) -- Investigators are trying to understand whether automated cockpit equipment Asiana flight 214's pilots said they were relying on to control the airliner's speed may have contributed to the plane's dangerously low and slow approach just before it crashed.

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