NTSB Flight 1354 Media Briefing

Thursday, August 15, 2013
By George Hatcher

The National Transportation Safety Board launched a full Go-Team to investigate the crash of a United Parcel Service Airbus A300. The crash occurred while on approach to Runway 18 at Birmingham International Airport in Birmingham, AL.

Senior Aviation Investigator Dan Bower will serve as investigator-in-charge. NTSB Board Member Robert Sumwalt accompanied the team to serve as the principal spokesman during the on-scene phase of the investigation.

The National Transportation Safety Board will hold its second media briefing today on its investigation into yesterday’s crash of United Parcel Service flight 1354 in Birmingham, Ala.

Event: Press Briefing

Date/Time: Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. (CDT)

Location: Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport

(On the lower level in front of the Airport Operations Office
near baggage carousels 3 and 4)

See NTSB Video

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