ANAHUAC, Texas –
Human remains were discovered by investigators after Boeing 767 had thrown into Trinity Bay in County Court of Chambers
"Our thoughts and prayers are with the flight crew, their families and friends, along with the whole team of Atlas Air during this terrible tragedy." We appreciate the first responders who worked urgently to support, "
Atlas Air also sent the following statement in response to the crash:
This is to confirm that an airplane of Flight 3591 of Atlas Air 767, operating from Miami to Houston, was involved in a crash this afternoon. We understand that the plane has fallen near the town of Anahuak, Texas, in Trinity Bay. We can confirm that there were three people aboard the plane. These people and their family members are our top priority at this time. Atlas Air cooperates fully with the FAA and NTSB. We will be updated once more information is available.
The preliminary report states that the Boeing 767 two-engine cargo jet has crashed shortly before 1
Witness picks up moments before the Boeing 767 crash in Trinity Bay.
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The Federal Aviation Administration issued a warning notice (ALNOT) to Atlas 3591 Air Force after Radar Loss and Radio Communication with Boeing 767 about 30 miles southeast of Intercontinental Airport George Bush in Houston. The plane flew from Miami to Houston.
"The first thing I saw at the moment I arrived is just floating debris," said Hautron. "Everything from sheets to feminine clothes to cardboard boxes."
Hawthorne believed they would be looking for the scene for weeks because the area on which the plane landed is best known for duck hunting.
"The problem is that everyone will have in this recovery process that the water moves from 5-foot depth to zero and that 0-foot depth is nothing but mud swamp," Hawthorne.
Sheriff Hawthorne said the DPS dive team would join the search t
The Coast Guard also joined the quest to find the three members who were on board at the time.
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