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July 10th, 2013
06:27 AM ET

NTSB: Asiana pilot-in-training had first-time instructor – Miguel Marquez reports

The investigation into the crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 continues with stunning new details this morning.

According to the head of the NTSB, of the three pilots in the cockpit at the time of the crash, the "flying pilot" was training on the Boeing 777 and the pilot "instructing" him was doing it for the first time.

The pilots tell investigators they had trouble with the "auto-throttle", a device that regulates speed. It was on and set to 137 knots, but seconds before the crash, the plane had slowed dangerously to 103 knots.

Miguel Marquez explains the developments live from San Francisco.

“We also know that no blood was taken from the pilots of Asiana Flight 214 in the hours after that crash,” Marquez reports. “U.S. officials saying they have no jurisdiction over foreign crews.”

Tune in to CNN or read along at CNN.com for updates on the investigation.

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