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An Asiana Airways plane smashed into a communications antenna as it came in to land at a Japanese airport, footage showed Wednesday, injuring 27 people in an accident with echoes of the airline's fatal 2013 crash in San Francisco.Aerial footage from Hiroshima airport in western Japan showed the localiser -- a large gate-like structure, six metres (18 feet) high that sits around 300 metres (yards) from the start of the runway -- splintered, with debris spread towards the landing strip. Several hundred metres away, skid marks showed the Airbus A320 had careered off the runway and rotated more than 90 degrees.All 73 passengers and eight crew evacuated safely, and no one was killed, but 27 people were injured, Japanese officials said.Tuesday's accident has echoes of an Asiana flight that crashed in San Francisco in July 2013, killing three people and leaving 182 injured.
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