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3 deaths by cargo plane from Miami crashing outside Houston

MIAMI – Three people were killed after a cargo plane departing from Miami crashed Saturday to Trinity Bay near Anahuac, Texas, the authorities said. Lynn Lunsford, a spokesman for the Federal Aviation Administration, said that the twin engine Boeing 767 cargo aircraft crashed just before 1 o'clock Lunsford said the plane – run by Atlas Air – was on its way to Houston's George Bush International Airport. The Chamber County Sheriff Office said there were no survivors. The Sheriff's office said the deputies placed the plane at the northern end of Trinity Bay. According to Atlas Air Inc.'s website, the company transports goods from "valuable perishable or heavy-duty building equipment to arrange passenger traffic for celebrities or dignitaries". The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the cause of the crash. This is a news story. It will be updated. Copyright 201 9 by WPLG Local10.com – All rights reserved.

MIAMI – Three people were killed after a cargo plane departing from Miami crashed Saturday to Trinity Bay near Anahuac, Texas, the authorities said.

Lynn Lunsford, a spokesman for the Federal Aviation Administration, said that the twin engine Boeing 767 cargo aircraft crashed just before 1 o’clock

Lunsford said the plane – run by Atlas Air – was on its way to Houston’s George Bush International Airport. The Chamber County Sheriff Office said there were no survivors.

The Sheriff’s office said the deputies placed the plane at the northern end of Trinity Bay.

According to Atlas Air Inc.’s website, the company transports goods from “valuable perishable or heavy-duty building equipment to arrange passenger traffic for celebrities or dignitaries”.

The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the cause of the crash.

This is a news story. It will be updated.

Copyright 201

9 by WPLG Local10.com – All rights reserved.

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