One body recovered during investigation of crashed plane

Posted at 5:54 PM, Feb 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-24 18:51:33-05

ANAHUAC, TEXAS — One body has been found at the crash site of a Boeing 767 near Anahuac.

The FAA said that the plane, a Boeing 767 operated by Atlas Air Inc., crashed into Trinity Bay near Anahuac, just before 1 p.m. It was carrying three people.

An alert notice was issued on Atlas Air Flight 3591 after it lost radar and radio contact with the FAA southeast of Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport.

The plane was traveling from Miami to Houston.

KTRK-TV reported that the plane carries an Atlas flight number, but is painted in internet giant Amazon's colors


The Chambers County Sheriff's Office said that the plane was located in Jack's Pocket on the north end of Trinity Bay.

KTRK said that Sheriff Brian Hawthorne said crews will be working to find remains and the black box, but expect the search to last weeks.