Roads Reopen Near Site of Birmingham Plane Crash

Aug 16, 2013

Authorities have reopened most of the major roads near the site where a UPS cargo plane crashed this week. ( ) reports that some residential roads near Birmingham Shuttlesworth International Airport remain closed as investigators search for debris.

   Among the open roads are East Lake Boulevard and Tarrant-Huffman Road.

   Treadwell Road, Langford Road and parts of Airport Road remain closed. Authorities are allowing residents of the neighborhoods to enter.

   Federal investigators are still trying to determine why the Airbus A300 crashed Wednesday, killing Capt. Cerea Beal, Jr., of Matthews, N.C. and First Officer Shanda Fanning of Lynchburg, Tenn.
   Information from: The Birmingham News,