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3 die in crash of Atlas cargo jet with Amazon link

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An Amazon-branded Boeing 767 cargo jet flies over Seattle in 2016. (Red Box Pictures Photo / Scott Eklund)

An Atlas Air Boeing 767 cargo jet crashed today into Trinity Bay on the Texas Gulf Coast with three people on board, the Federal Aviation Administration said.

“Human remains have been found on scene,” the FBI’s Houston office said. “At this time, there are no signs of survivors.”

Atlas confirmed that the three people aboard the flight did not survive.

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By Alan Boyle

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