New video has emerged from the scene of the Asiana plane crash in San Francisco which shows firefighters were aware that a girl was lying on the ground near the plane, before a fire department truck ran her over.

Ye Meng Yuan, 16, was still alive before she was run over twice by responding fire trucks and died.

The video, obtained by CBS News, comes from a helmet cam of someone inside the truck itself. 

In the video, firefighters warn others about the location of the girl who was thrown from the plane during the crash landing.

She was one of three people to die in the crash at San Francisco International Airport 304 others survived.

Officials had originally said the girl was run over because she was hidden by fire retardant foam.