Three crew members of an Amazon-powered cargo plane are feared dead after Saturday afternoon near Houston in a Boeing 767 bay.
Amazon Air's flight from New York's Air Air was en route from Miami to George Bush Intercontinental Airport of Houston when he crashed into Trinity Bay near the Houston suburb of Anahuac at 12:45 pm. Saturday. The Federal Aviation Administration said on its Twitter feed that FAA investigators are on their way to the scene and that the National Transportation Safety Board will lead the investigation into the crash.
#FAA Explanation regarding a twin-engined Boeing 767 crash of a cargo jet near Anahuac, TX, today at 12:45 pm CT. pic.twitter.com/7x2f0wYwcG
– The FAA (@FAANews) February 23, 2019
In a statement, Atlas Air confirmed that flight number 3591 was near Anahuac "There were three people aboard the plane. These people and their family members are our top priority at this time. Atlas Air fully cooperates with the FAA and the NTSB.
It was reported that Dive teams were at the scene and had recovered human remains from the crash.
"If I know what I've seen, I do not think anybody could have done it Survive said Chambers (Texas) County Sheriff Brian Hawthorne according to the Houston Chronicle.
Dave Clark, senior vice president of worldwide flight operations at Amazon, said the company's thoughts and prayers were with the flight crew, their families and Friends and the entire Atlas Air team during this terrible tragedy. "