(Bloomberg) -- An Asiana Airlines Inc. plane crash-landed shortof the runway amid rains at Hiroshima Airport in Japan, injuring 27passengers in its first accident since a crash landing in SanFrancisco almost two years ago.

The plane flew so low that the tail section of the Airbus GroupNV A320 hit landing system devices placed 330 meters (361 yards)from the end of the runway, Noritoshi Goda, an official at thetransport ministry’s aviation bureau, said by phone. The plane thenveered off the runway, causing the landing gear to collapse andleaving both wings and the left engine damaged, the transportministry said.

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Tuesday night’s accident echoed the July 2013 Asiana crash atSan Francisco International Airport, when a wide-body Boeing Co.777 hit a seawall before reaching the runway, killing three people.The pilots mismanaged that approach, flying too low and slow andthen failing to abort the touchdown, U.S. investigators said in areport last year.

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