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Search continues for body at Texas plane crash site

1 year 9 months 6 days ago Monday, February 25 2019 Feb 25, 2019 February 25, 2019 10:33 AM February 25, 2019 in News - AP Texas Headlines

ANAHUAC, Texas (AP) - Authorities continue to scour the shallow waters of a southeast Texas bay for clues about what led to the sudden crash of a Boeing 767 cargo plane, and for the body of one of the three people aboard.

An area sheriff says a north wind has exposed more of the three-quarter-mile debris field left Saturday when Houston-bound Flight 3591 disintegrated on impact with Trinity Bay, about 35 miles (55 kilometers) east of the city.

The jumbo jet's owner, Atlas Air, has confirmed no one survived the crash.

The Chambers County Sheriff's Office says the two bodies recovered Sunday were sent to a medical examiner's office for autopsies.

Sheriff's deputies and federal officials are searching for the remaining body and the plane's black box, which records flight data and voices in the cockpit.

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