3 presumed dead after cargo jet nose-dived into Trinity Bay, sheriff says

Sheriff: Human remains found outside jet

ANAHUAC, Texas – A twin-engine Boeing 767 crashed into Trinity Bay near Anahuac early Saturday afternoon, and authorities said they believe all three people on board are dead after human remains were found.

The plane was on its way to George Bush Intercontinental Airport from Miami, Florida, when it crashed, the Federal Aviation Administration said.

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, a civilian called the Chambers County Sheriff's Office around 12:40 p.m. Saturday to report seeing a plane go down in the water.

The FAA said initial reports indicated the plane was Atlas Air Flight 3591.

READ: What we know about the plane

According to Atlas Air Inc.'s website, the company transports items from "precious perishables or heavy construction equipment to arranging passenger charters for celebrities or dignitaries." 

VIDEO: Sky2 over Trinity Bay


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