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NTSB Launches Team to Investigate Cargo Plane Crash near Cincinnati
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 NTSB Launches Team to Investigate Cargo Plane Crash near Cincinnati

The National Transportation Safety Board has launched a Go Team to investigate the crash of a cargo aircraft near Cincinnati, Ohio this morning.

At 12:50 a.m. today, Air Tahoma flight 185, a Convair 580 (N586P), reported engine trouble before crashing onto a golf course short of runway 36R of Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport. The flight was arriving from Memphis, Tennessee. According to reports received by the NTSB, one crewmember was killed in the crash; the other was reported in serious condition.

Joseph Sedor is the Investigator-in-Charge of the accident. He is accompanied by a team of 9 investigators. NTSB Member Carol Carmody is accompanying the team and will serve as principal spokesperson for the on-scene investigation. Paul Schlamm is the NTSB press officer, and two members of the Board's Office of Transportation Disaster Assistance will provide logistical and family affairs support.

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Contact: NTSB Media Relations
490 L'Enfant Plaza, SW
Washington, DC 20594