For Immediate Release

August 14, 2013
Contact: Kristie Greco
Phone: (202) 557-6127

UPS Flight 1354, an A300 cargo plane enroute from Louisville, KY to Birmingham, AL, crashed approximately 1/2 mile north of Runway 18 on approach to Birmingham Shuttlesworth Intl. Airport at about 6 a.m. EDT.

This information is preliminary and will be updated when new information is available.

Local authorities will release information about the conditions of the flight crew.

The NTSB is in charge of the investigation and will determine probable cause.