Ye Meng Yuan

 

 

Age: 16

 

Summary: student at Jiangshan High School in China who was reportedly among one of only two known fatalities involved in a horrific airplane accident when the ill-fated Boeing 777 transpacific jet airliner Asiana Airlines Flight 214 carrying at least 291 passengers and 16 crew members had apparently slammed hard into ground just short of the runaway at San Francisco International Airport before bursting into flames and seriously injured more than 180 people aboard while she was traveling to the United States from Jiangshan City, China on a summer educational trip along with a church group consisting of 5 teachers and 29 students, in which the cause of the crash remained under investigation but South Korean company officials ruled out engine trouble as the cause of the crash  and said that two veterans were piloting the plane at the time.

 

 

Cause of Death: Injuries sustained in a plane crash

 

Born: June 27, 1997

 

Died: July 6, 2013

 

Location: San Francisco, California