NTSB Press Release

National Transportation Safety Board
Office of Public Affairs

NTSB to hold media briefing on UPS 1354 Crash in Alabama

August 14

The National Transportation Safety Board will hold an on scene media briefing today on its investigation into this morning’s crash of United Parcel Service Flight 1354, an Airbus A300, that crashed while on approach to Runway 18 at Birmingham International Airport in Birmingham, Ala.

Event: Press Briefing

Date/Time: Wednesday, August 14, 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 carousel 3 and 4)
Address: 5900 Messer Airport Highway
Birmingham, Ala 35212

Participant: NTSB Board Member Robert Sumwalt

On Scene Media Contact: Eric Weiss (202) 557-1350.

Office of Public Affairs
490 L'Enfant Plaza, SW
Washington, DC 20594
(202) 314-6100
Eric Weiss



The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is an independent federal agency charged with determining the probable cause
of transportation accidents, promoting transportation safety, and assisting victims of transportation accidents and their families.