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Pilot, Co-Pilot Dead in UPS Plane Crash: Mayor

Pilot, Co-Pilot Dead in UPS Plane Crash: Mayor
Posted August 14th, 2013 @ 11:26am by Newser Editors, Newser Staff

(NEWSER) – The pilot and co-pilot of a UPS cargo plane are dead after the plane crashed near the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport this morning, the mayor's office says. The Airbus A300 went down before dawn in calm weather as it approached the airport, report AP and CNN. The pilot and co-pilot were the only people aboard, says a UPS spokesperson. It went down in a field owned by the airport, reports WVTM, about a half-mile away from one of the runways. The plane had taken off from Louisville, Ky.

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