-- South Korean aviation investigators and Asiana Airlines officials will travel to San Francisco, according to the country's Aviation and Railway Accident Investigation Board.
-- There were a few clouds in the sky around the time of the crash, and temperatures were about 65 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. Winds were about 8 miles per hour.
-- Flight 214 left Seoul's Incheon International Airport earlier Saturday and flew 10 hours and 23 minutes to California, according to FlightAware, a website that offers tracking services for private and commercial air traffic.
-- Video from the scene posted on YouTube showed dark gray smoke rising from the plane, which appeared to be upright. Evacuation slides could be seen extending from one side of the aircraft, from which there was no apparent smoke.
Effects on other flights
-- Two runways have reopened, the airport tweeted at about 3:30 p.m. (6:30 p.m. ET) Saturday, a few hours after the crash.
-- Flights into and out of San Francisco International Airport were canceled following the crash, the FAA said Saturday on its website. A number of flights were diverted Saturday afternoon to Los Angeles International Airport, LAX officials said in a post to the airport's official Twitter account.
-- Flights destined for San Francisco's airport were being diverted to airports in Oakland, Sacramento, San Jose and Los Angeles, said Francis Zamora from the San Francisco Department of Emergency Management. He added his office is working with San Mateo County's Office of Emergency Services in responding to the incident, Zamora said.