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Flames rise from the UPS Airbus A300 cargo plane after it crashed near the airport in Birmingham, Ala.in this still image from video.
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An investigator looks through debris of a UPS A300 cargo plane after it crashed on approach at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013 in Birmingham, Ala. The two pilots aboard were killed.
By Matthew DeLuca, Staff Writer, NBC News
A large UPS cargo plane crashed early Wednesday morning near the airport in Birmingham, Ala., killing the pilot and co-pilot, said city Mayor William Bell.
The two were the only people killed or injured in the fiery crash, Bell said. Neighborhoods in a half-mile radius of the site were evacuated, he said.
Flight 1354 crashed shortly after 6 a.m. at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport, the Federal Aviation Administration said. Continue reading...
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Inspectors survey the wreckage of the plane.
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National Transportation Safety Board investigators near the remains of the plane.
First published August 14 2013, 12:22 PM