On Thursday afternoon, the NTSB will hold another press briefing on the investigation.
Wanda Kiser has been taken into custody on new charges in West Virginia.
Authorities say the Alabama Poison Center at Shelton State Community College is set to close at the end of September.
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“When it comes to doing the job, where anyone’s paycheck comes from doesn’t really make any difference.”
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A Boeing 747 operated by UPS crashed in September of 2010 as it was attempting to make an emergency landing at the Dubai International Airport.
“There’s some requirements involved with it that involve looking at pictorial pictures to look at the terrain for each specific runway,” Capt. Brooks Yeilding said. “Birmingham does have the hills and the antenna, and so in that case, coming into a shorter runway, those can be a threat.”
UPDATE: Attorney General Luther Strange released a statement Wednesday evening stating that all employees at the office are safe.
CBS42’s Mike McClanahan was able to get an aerial view of the crash scene.
A cameraman for British broadcaster Sky News and a Dubai-based newspaper reporter were killed during violence in Egypt on Wednesday, their employers said.
A federal appeals court in Atlanta has upheld a lower court ruling that VictoryLand casino and dog track may owe its former employees millions.
“I heard a big sonic boom. It shook my whole house.”
“Horrific. Even now when you look at that plane, the parts and the debris field, it’s really tough,” Chief Roper said of the crash scene. “You think about those families of the pilots that were involved, and so our hearts, thoughts and prayers are with them.”
“The NTSB is just now launching to investigate, to begin the investigation of a crash involving a UPS Airbus A300-600,” an NTSB spokesperson said at during a press conference Wednesday. “This airplane was flying from Louisville and crashed while on approach to runway 18 at [Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport].
Official statement from UPS on Wednesday’s crash:
A UPS cargo plane was involved in an accident in Birmingham, Alabama.
UPS has been notified that… More »
Audio from the 911 calls made in the immediate aftermath of the UPS plane crash were released on Tuesday.
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