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Fire chief: 2 crew members die in UPS plane crash

3 years 10 months 1 week ago August 14, 2013 Aug 14, 2013 Wednesday, August 14 2013 August 14, 2013 8:48 AM in News
Source: Associated Press

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The fire chief in Birmingham, Ala., says the pilot and co-pilot of a large UPS cargo plane were both killed when the jet crashed.

Birmingham Fire Chief Ivor Brooks says both crewmembers were pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, in a grassy field just outside the city's airport early Wednesday.

UPS spokesman Jeff Wafford has said there were two crew members aboard the plane.

The Airbus A300 plane crashed around 5 a.m. this morning on approach to the airport. The plane was en route from Louisville, Ky.

Image: WBMA

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