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Atlas Air cargo aircraft plunges near Houston with three onboard

The details regarding the status of the three people on-board have not been revealed yet, although local media reports indicate that there are no survivors from the crash

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A Boeing 747-400 airplane, one of its last flights, lands in Washington on December 18, 2017 	PHOto:BLOOMBERG
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A with three onboard crashed in the near Anahuac here on Saturday (local), according to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

The plane was operated by Inc and went off the radar approximately 30 miles southeast of George Bush Intercontinental Airport. The cargo jet was flying from Miami to Houston, an FAA statement added.

"The Federal Aviation Administration issued an Alert Notice (ALNOT) on Flight 3591 after losing radar and radio contact with the Boeing 767..." a statement tweeted by the FAA read.

The Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will be in charge of the investigations into the incident. The details regarding the status of the three people on-board have not been revealed yet, although local media reports indicate that there are no survivors from the crash.

Further details are awaited.

First Published: Sun, February 24 2019. 03:19 IST
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