Fire chief: 2 crew members die in UPS plane crash
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.