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14-AUG-2013 – United Parcel Service – UPS Airbus A300F4-622R accident

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Status: Preliminary

Date: 14 AUG 2013

Time: ca 04:50

Type: Silhouette image of generic A306 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different

Airbus A300F4-622R

Operator: United Parcel Service – UPS

Registration: N155UP

C/n / msn: 841

First flight: 2003-11-03 (9 years 10 months)

Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney PW4158

Crew: Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2

Passengers: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0

Total: Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2

Airplane damage: Destroyed

Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)

Location: Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) (United States of America)

Phase: Approach (APR)

Nature: Cargo

Departure airport: Louisville International Airport, KY (SDF/KSDF), United States of America

Destination airport: Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM/KBHM), United States of America

Flightnumber: 1354

 

Narrative:

UPS Flight 1354, an Airbus A300F4-622R, N155UP, crashed and burst into flames near Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM). Both pilots were killed.

Flight 1354 departed Louisville International Airport, KY (SDF) about 05:04 hours EDT on a regular cargo service to Birmingham (BHM).

Radar data from Flightaware show the airplane on an apparent approach to runway 18 with radar data terminating at 04:49 hours CDT.

 

Weather reported at the time of the accident (04:50 local time, 09:50 UTC):

KBHM 140953Z 34004KT 10SM FEW011 BKN035 OVC075 23/22 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP141 T02330222

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