WASHINGTON, 14 Aug. 2013. The National Transportation Safety Board is launching a full Go-Team to investigate this morning's crash of a United Parcel Service (UPS) Airbus A300. The crash occurred while on approach to Runway 18 at Birmingham International Airport in Birmingham, Ala.
Senior Aviation Investigator Dan Bower will serve as investigator-in-charge. NTSB Board Member Robert Sumwalt is accompanying the team and will serve as the principal spokesman during the on-scene phase of the investigation.