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The plane crashed into Toledo around 3 p.m. when it approached Toledo Express airport and went up in flames

Two people are feared dead after the cargo plane they had on board crashed and went up in flames in Ohio

  • The plane plunged into Toledo around 3 p.m. on Wednesday when it approached Toledo Express airport
  • It caught fire after hitting several unoccupied vehicles outside a car repair shop not far from the Ohio Turnpike
  • It is assumed that two people were on board, but it is still unclear whether they survived the fiery crash
  • There has been no mayday call and the authorities are still looking
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Two people are feared dead after the cargo plane on which they crashed and went up in flames in Ohio.

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The plane plunged into Toledo around 3 p.m. on Wednesday when it approached Toledo Express airport.

An officer from the Toledo port authority said the plane caught fire when it hit several unoccupied vehicles outside of a car repair shop not far from the Ohio Turnpike.

The plane crashed into Toledo around 3 p.m. when it approached Toledo Express airport and went up in flames

The plane crashed into Toledo around 3 p.m. when it approached Toledo Express airport and went up in flames

It is assumed that two people were on board, but it is still unclear whether they survived the fiery crash.

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Authorities are currently searching for the scene.

There was no mayday call from the plane and the authorities were only warned when it crashed.

Joe Rotterdam, who is the manager of airport operations at the port authority of Lucac County, said that the wreck covers several pieces of the aircraft over a large rubble field.

It is assumed that two people were on board, but it is still unclear whether they survived the fiery crash

It is assumed that two people were on board, but it is still unclear whether they survived the fiery crash

It is assumed that two people were on board, but it is still unclear whether they survived the fiery crash

An officer from the Toledo port authority said the plane caught fire when it hit several unoccupied vehicles outside of a car repair shop not far from the Ohio Turnpike. Photo courtesy of ABC13
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An officer from the Toledo port authority said the plane caught fire when it hit several unoccupied vehicles outside of a car repair shop not far from the Ohio Turnpike. Photo courtesy of ABC13

An officer from the Toledo port authority said the plane caught fire when it hit several unoccupied vehicles outside of a car repair shop not far from the Ohio Turnpike. Photo courtesy of ABC13

The plane, which transported car parts when it crashed, had been en route from a small airport in Memphis.

It took the crew about three hours to control the fire.

Authorities are still investigating the cause of the crash.

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The National Transportation Safety Board and Federal Aviation Administration have been contacted.

Officials said the wreck included several pieces of the plane over a large rubble field. Authorities are currently searching for the scene

Officials said the wreck included several pieces of the plane over a large rubble field. Authorities are currently searching for the scene

Officials said the wreck included several pieces of the plane over a large rubble field. Authorities are currently searching for the scene

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