Passengers pronounced dead after crash at San Fran Airport

307 passengers and crew members were on board the Asiana Airlines flight when its tail hit a seawall before bursting into flames on the runway.

49 people have been reported to be in serious or critical condition.

The airport is closed and all flights have been cancelled while investigations are carried out.

Amongst those stranded at the airport was a haka group from AUT University, who were booked to fly back to NZ today.