Asiana flight carried 141 Chinese, 77 South Koreans, 61 U.S. citizens

SEOUL Sat Jul 6, 2013 6:11pm EDT

People look from a path along San Francisco Bay after an Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 that crashed while landing at San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco, California July 6, 2013. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER TRANSPORT)

People look from a path along San Francisco Bay after an Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 that crashed while landing at San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco, California July 6, 2013.

Credit: Reuters/Robert Galbraith (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER TRANSPORT)

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SEOUL (Reuters) - The Asiana Airlines plane that crash landed at San Francisco airport on Saturday was carrying 141 Chinese, 77 South Koreans and 61 U.S. citizens, an official at the airline's head office in Seoul said.

The official could not immediately confirm the nationalities of the remaining passengers. There were 291 passengers and 16 crew members on board the flight that departed from Seoul.

(Reporting by Jumin-Park and Jack Kim; Editing by Robin Pomeroy)

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