UPS Cargo Plane Crashes Near Birmingham Airport
BIRMINGHAM, Al. - Police in Birmingham, Alabama confirmed that a large cargo plane crashed early Wednesday morning near the Birmingham airport.
The Federal Aviation Administration said the plane was a UPS cargo plane, specifically an Airbus A330, that was traveling from Louisville, Ky. to Birmingham. The crash happened around 6 a.m. and caused at least two explosions that left a long path of debris, according to NBC News affiliate WVTM.
No information regarding injuries or fatalities has been released yet. KOMU 8 News will bring you details as they emerge.