Federal investigators on Sunday crossed the wreckage of a cargo plane flying to the Amazon, who crashed into a bay before Houston, killing all three people aboard.
A group of investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board, known as the" Go Team, "arrived in Texas Saturday night to initiate the investigation, called black boxes containing cockpit voice recordings and flight data, to determine the cause of the crash, said NTSB Chairman Robert Sumavalt at a press conference Sunday afternoon
Black Boxes send signals so they can be located, but the dense mud of the area can complicate this effort. The situation that we can to confront the fact that these pingers can be embedded so much in the mud that their effectiveness can be reduced, "said Sumwalt, who can be sent to look for black boxes or bay areas to be thrown out. a video shot from the Chambers County prison about a half and a half, showing the plane in a "steep, downhill", said Sumavalt, adding that there was no disaster signal from the plane and no unsafe materials
The crew of an airplane and was informed by air traffic light to heavy rain, but Sumvalt said it was too early to understand the cause of the crash.
Researchers will review records of employment and training of people on board and aircraft maintenance records. The investigation, which will be led by NTSB, will include the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Federal Aviation Administration, Atlas Air and its pilots' union, as well as Boeing and General Electric, who produced the aircraft's engines.
Atlas Air Flight 3591 traveled from Miami to Houston when he ran into Trinity Bay.
A video shot at the site of the local news crash revealed debris in the bay, including some of the material that seemed to have been part of the Amazon logo. Chrysler County Sheriff Brian Hutter said law enforcement officials have noticed items, including sheets, ladies' clothes, and cardboard boxes in the bay. together with the Air Transport Services Group. Each manages 20 Amazon airplanes for cargo air transportation, formerly called Prime Air.
"Our thoughts and prayers are with the crew, their families and friends, along with the whole Atlas Air team during this terrible tragedy," Dave Clark, vice president of Amazon around the world, said in a statement Saturday, who responded urgently to provide support. "