HARRIS COUNTY ( KHOU ) An instructor and a student are dead after a small plane crashed into a building at Hooks Airport Sunday evening in northwest Harris County, officials confirmed.
According to the Harris County Sheriff's Office, they received a call at 7:15 p.m. that the plane, a Cesna 172, had crashed from the runway during a training session at the airport located at 8830 Boudreaux Road.
The plane crashed into a hangar nearby and became fully engulfed in flames, officials said. First responders were not able to get close to the wreckage because of the blaze.
Once they were able to get to the victims, one died at the scene, while to other was taken by ambulance to Memorial Hermann Hospital.
The victim that died at the scene was the student, while the instructor died later at the hospital.