SKorean officials: Asiana crash pilots in hospital

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - July 17, 2013

Land, Infrastructure and Transport Ministry officials said Wednesday that the pilots have been hospitalized in South Korea following medical checkups after returning home over the weekend.

The pilots underwent questioning by a U.S. and South Korean joint investigation team while in the U.S. South Korean officials plan to conduct a separate interview with them.

The ministry officials say the interview can start as early as Friday at doctors' recommendation.

The officials gave no further details and spoke on condition of anonymity citing department rules.

The Asiana plane crashed at San Francisco International Airport on July 6, killing three and injuring dozens.

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