Date: 14 AUG 2013
Time: ca 04:50
Type: Silhouette image of generic A306 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Operator: United Parcel Service – UPS
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)
Departure airport: Louisville International Airport, KY (SDF/KSDF), United States of America
Destination airport: Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM/KBHM), United States of America
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