A Convair CV-440 Freighter has crashed near Toledo-Express Airport in Ohio, prompting a significant emergency response effort.

The aircraft, registered N24DR, was built in 1957 as serial number 393 and is owned by TAYLOR DOUGLAS R, according to Flightaware.

Convair CV440 Metropolitan N24DR

Footage and the associated media coverage states the aircraft came down on the premises of a truck repair and recovery business, striking two parked trucks.

Looking at Google Maps, this location appears to be approximately one kilometer away from runway 25.

Convair CV-440 Freighter Crashes in Ohio

Flight data shows the aircraft was operating from Millington-Memphis, carrying auto parts. Emergency services attending the scene reported the entire aircraft was engulfed in flames, before extinguishing efforts could be launched.

All roads surrounding the crash location have been temporally closed to allow the scene to be assessed. At this time, it is unknown if any of the two crew members survived.

Airport authorities say no distress call was made to air traffic control and everything appeared standard on the radio, prior to the accident.

More information will be added once available.

Cover photo by WTOL-TV

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