PURCHASE, N.Y., February 23, 2019 – Atlas Air Worldwide (Nasdaq: AAWW): As was previously reported Atlas Air flight 3591 was involved in an accident earlier today. Three people were onboard at the time.
At this stage, a search investigation is underway. In the meantime, we are providing all possible information to the families and loved ones of those onboard.
The flight from Miami to Houston was a cargo flight operated by Atlas Air on behalf of Amazon. We have activated our emergency response plans, and we will be sending a specialist team to the crash site.
Everyone within the company is deeply saddened by this event. Our main priority at this time is caring for those affected, and we will ensure we do all we can to support them.
We are now working with the emergency services and other agencies to establish the circumstances around exactly what happened. Further updates will be available on our website.
More information on Atlas Air can be found at www.atlasairworldwide.com.
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