Cargo Plane Crashes in Alabama

    A UPS cargo plane lies on a hill at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport after crashing on approach, Wednesday, Aug. 14,  2013, in Birmingham, Ala. Toni Herrera-Bast, a spokeswoman for Birmingham's airport authority, says there are no homes in the immediate area of the crash. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

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    A UPS cargo plane en route from Louisville, Kentucky, crashed in Alabama early Wednesday morning, killing the pilot and copilot. It's unclear how many other people were on board the aircraft. At least two explosions went off after the crash. The crash occurred just outside the fence of the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport, as the plane approached for landing.

    Pilot, co-pilot killed.
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