UPS jet crashes near Birmingham airport, killing 2 and scattering wreckage over neighborhood

  • Article by: ERIK SCHELZIG , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 14, 2013 - 8:20 PM

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A UPS cargo plane crashed into a field near the Birmingham airport Wednesday, killing two pilots and scattering wreckage over a wide rural area moments after witnesses heard the massive jet coming in at treetop level.

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