(AP) San Francisco Fire Department spokeswoman Mindy Talmadge confirmed that an Associated Press photograph of a body under a yellow tarp near the burned-out jet was the other victim, Meng Yuan.
The photo, taken from above, shows firefighters looking down at the tarp, and there are truck track marks leading up to it.
Police said the teenager was covered in foam that rescuers had sprayed on the burning wreckage. When the truck moved while battling the flames, rescuers discovered her body, Esparza said.
“The driver may not have seen the young lady in the blanket of foam,” said Ken Willette of the National Firefighter Protection Agency, which sets national standards for training airfield firefighters. “These could be factors contributing to this tragic event.”
He said fire trucks that responded to the Asiana crash would have started shooting foam while approaching the fuselage from 80 feet (24 meters) or 100 feet (30 meters)away. The foam was sprayed from a canon on the top of the truck across the ground to clear a safe path for evacuees. That was supposed to create a layer of foam on the ground that is several inches high before the truck gets to the plane.
San Francisco Airliner Crash
美聯社在7月6號空難發生當天從高空拍到一張照片 顯示出被消防車輾過的死者葉夢圓的位置。 In this Saturday, July 6, 2013 aerial photo, a firefighter, right, stands by a tarpaulin sheet covering the body of a Chinese teen struck by a fire truck. The girl was hit by a fire truck while covered with firefighting foam, authorities said Friday, July 12, revealing a startling detail that suggested she could have survived the crash only to die in its chaotic aftermath. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
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