Crews hoist second fuselage from derailment site

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Work crews remove one of the Boeing 737 fuselages that plunged into the Clark Fork River east of Superior, Mont., on Monday, July 7, 2014. Boeing is deciding what to do with six new commercial airplane bodies that fell off a train in western Montana, including three that slid down a steep riverbank, a company spokeswoman said Monday. (AP Photo/seattlepi.com, Joshua Trujillo)
Work crews remove one of the Boeing 737 fuselages that plunged into the Clark Fork River east of Superior, Mont., on Monday, July 7, 2014. Boeing is deciding what to do with six new commercial airplane bodies that fell off a train in western Montana, including three that slid down a steep riverbank, a company spokeswoman said Monday. (AP Photo/seattlepi.com, Joshua Trujillo)
This Sunday, July 6, 2014 photo by Jerry Compton provided by Wiley E. Waters Whitewater Rafting shows a freight train that derailed near Alberton in western Montana, sending three cars carrying aircraft components down a steep embankment and into the Clark Fork River on Thursday, July 3. Removing three Boeing 737 fuselages could take until Tuesday. Montana Rail Link spokeswoman Lynda Frost said a crew of 50 with eight heavy equipment machines is working in conjunction on the steep bank. (AP Photo/Wiley E. Waters Whitewater Rafting, Jerry Compton)
This Sunday, July 6, 2014 photo by Jerry Compton provided by Wiley E. Waters Whitewater Rafting shows part of a freight train that derailed near Alberton in western Montana, sending three cars carrying aircraft components down a steep embankment and into the Clark Fork River on Thursday, July 3. Removing three Boeing 737 fuselages could take until Tuesday. Montana Rail Link spokeswoman Lynda Frost said a crew of 50 with eight heavy equipment machines is working in conjunction on the steep bank. (AP Photo/Wiley E. Waters Whitewater Rafting, Jerry Compton)
This Sunday, July 6, 2014 photo by Jerry Compton provided by Wiley E. Waters Whitewater Rafting shows part of a freight train that derailed near Alberton in western Montana, sending three cars carrying aircraft components down a steep embankment and into the Clark Fork River on Thursday, July 3. Removing three Boeing 737 fuselages could take until Tuesday. Montana Rail Link spokeswoman Lynda Frost said a crew of 50 with eight heavy equipment machines is working in conjunction on the steep bank. (AP Photo/Wiley E. Waters Whitewater Rafting, Jerry Compton)
This Saturday, July 5, 2014 photo by Brock Sarbeck provided by Wiley E. Waters Whitewater Rafting shows a freight train that derailed near Alberton in western Montana, sending three cars carrying aircraft components down a steep embankment and into the Clark Fork River on Thursday, July 3. Montana Rail Link spokeswoman Lynda Frost says 19 cars from a westbound train derailed. No injuries were reported, and the cause of the derailment is under investigation. (AP Photo/Wiley E. Waters Whitewater Rafting, Brock Sarbeck)
This Saturday, July 5, 2014 photo by Brock Sarbeck provided by Wiley E. Waters Whitewater Rafting shows a freight train that derailed near Alberton in western Montana, sending three cars carrying aircraft components down a steep embankment and into the Clark Fork River on Thursday, July 3. Montana Rail Link spokeswoman Lynda Frost says 19 cars from a westbound train derailed. No injuries were reported, and the cause of the derailment is under investigation. (AP Photo/Wiley E. Waters Whitewater Rafting, Brock Sarbeck)
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MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) -- Crews have removed the second of three commercial airplane bodies from a river embankment in western Montana after they tumbled off a train in a derailment.

Montana Rail Link spokeswoman Lynda Frost says the second newly manufactured Boeing 737 fuselage was winched up Monday without any problems.

She says the third is expected to be removed from the Clark Fork River embankment near Alberton by the end of Tuesday.

Nineteen train cars derailed Thursday, spilling three fuselages into the river and three more near the tracks. Frost says the fuselages and their flatbed cars weigh a combined 70 tons each.

The fuselages and other airplane parts were being transported from a manufacturing plant in Wichita, Kansas, to Boeing facilities in Washington state.

Railway officials are investigating the cause of the derailment.

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