L.A. Christian school was to host students on flight

Monday, July 8, 2013

Thirty-five Chinese students aboard Asiana Airlines Flight 214, including two teen girls who died in the crash in San Francisco on Saturday, were headed for a summer program at a Christian school here, school officials say.

West Valley Christian School, in the San Fernando Valley section of Los Angeles, had expected the students to arrive Monday, school administrator Derek Swales said Sunday.

Ye Mengyuan and Wang Linjia, both 16, were students at Jiangshan Middle School in Zhejiang province bordering Shanghai, reported China Central Television, citing a fax from Asiana Airlines to the Jiangshan city government. Their bodies were found outside the wreckage.

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