ANAHUAC, Texas – A twin engine Boeing 767 crashed into Trinity Bay near Anahuac just before. 12.45. Saturday.
The Federal Aviation Administration said the initial reports indicated that there were three people on board. Chambers County Sheriff's office says there were no survivors.
Harris County Sheriff's Office said it is sending personnel to assist with crashes.
The plane was on its way to George Bush Intercontinental Airport from Miami when it crashed, the FAA said.
According to Atlas Air Inc.'s website the company transports items from "precious perishable or heavy construction equipment to arrange passenger traffic for celebrities or dignitaries".
Below is a picture of the plane's path in Houston from Miami before the deadly crash.
FAA made the following statement:
A twin-engine Boeing 767 cargo aircraft operated by Atlas Air Inc. crashed into Trinity Bay near Anahuac, Texas, shortly before midnight. 1
The Federal Aviation Administration issued an Alert Notice (ALNOT) on Atlas Air Flight 3591 after losing radar and radio contact with Boeing 767 about 30 miles southeast of the Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport. The plane flies from Miami to Houston.
Initial reports indicate that three people were aboard the aircraft.
Contact local rescue staff for further information on the emergency.
FAA investigators are on their way to the accident site and the National Transport Safety Board has been notified. NTSB will be responsible for the survey.
FAA and NTSB do not release names of persons on board aircraft. We expose local officials to do so at the right time.
This is an evolving story, please check back for details.
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