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Jul 11, 2013 6:12 PM by NBC News

Crews begin clearing site of Asiana Flight 214 crash landing

(NBC News) The runway where Asiana Flight 214 crashed last weekend may reopen soon now that the NTSB investigation of the debris field is finished.

9-1-1 calls placed by passengers immediately after the crash were released overnight.

"We're at the SFO airport and our airplane just crashed upon landing, and I think we need some ambulances here as soon as possible," one caller said.

The engines, tail pieces and landing gear have now been removed from the runway; the rest is being picked up and put into containers to be taken to another site for reconstruction.

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