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Flames rise from a UPS Airbus A300 cargo plane which crashed near the airport in Birmingham, Alabama August 14, 2013 in this still image from video courtesy of TV station Alabama's 13. (Credit: Reuters/Alabama's 13/Handout via Reuters)

Update: Two dead in crash of UPS cargo jet in Alabama

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By verna Gates

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (Reuters) - A large UPS cargo plane crashed early Wednesday morning near the airport in Birmingham, Alabama, killing the pilot and co-pilot, in the latest in a series of aviation accidents in the United States this year.

"I can confirm they were killed in the crash," Birmingham Mayor William Bell said of the pilot and co-pilot, who were not identified immediately. He added that there were no other casualties reported.

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