Cause of the cargo jet plane crash in Texas remains a mystery

The investigation on the Boeing 767 carrying Amazon packages that crashed down just outside of Houston continues as authorities confirm all three crew members aboard "did not survive."
2:09 | 02/24/19

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Transcript for Cause of the cargo jet plane crash in Texas remains a mystery
None of the mounting questions after that deadly Amazon plane crash outside of Houston. Aerial footage today showing the debris field where the Boeing 767 cargo plane carrying Amazon prime package is went down raking up on impact. Authorities confirm all three crew members were killed but the cause of that crash still remains a mystery here's ABC's David coral we've reporting from the short trinity day. The muddy marsh southeast of Houston tonight holds the clues to this unusual and mysterious crash of the Boeing 767. Flying for Amazon. It is low tide now we are getting a better sense of the debris field you can see wheels from the landing gear pieces of the fuselage on the surface. We flew over the wreckage with our station Kate's New York today it is a compact debris field reinforcing the fact that this aircraft emitted a high angle into trinity bay. But why would the 26 year old atlas air cargo jet descending normally. Abruptly at just 6000 feet start of rapid deep dive hitting trinity bay in just nine seconds. Out of the corner or. We've seen a plane come in my own at a 45 degree angle. Local boaters raced to help. Late today the announcement that all three all aboard are dead the remains of one recovered. There's not much of a plane left until there's actually airplane. There's packages to clothes shoes. There's stuff float never aware. The FBI is on the scene assisting the NTSB. Amazon offering thoughts for the families and atlas one of the two contractors. Operating forty aircraft for the 767. Is a reliable aircraft all its previous fatal crashes. Were intentional. Or caused by pilot there. Those images absolutely devastating David curly joins us now. From the scene of the crash David I know you've report it's likely they will recover the black boxes from the plane because of the shallow area where crashed. And you'll need them because still no answers. Absolutely Tom often there are obvious clues the weather of the type of the aircraft. None of that in this case that's why those black boxes are so important to explain what happened just 6000 feet above this march.

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