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Pilot, co-pilot of cargo plane killed in Alabama crash

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Updated: 8/14/2013 6:39 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- 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.

U.S. Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen says the A300 plane crashed around 5 a.m. CDT on approach to the airport before dawn Wednesday. 

The plane was en route from Louisville, Ky.

Brooks said at 9:30 CDT that the fire was out.
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wishmistress - 8/14/2013 12:24 PM
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Sad as it is when someone dies due to accident, there are also the number of lives affected when a postal/package carrier crashes. Lives all over can change due to the undelivered items.
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