JUSTIN, Texas -- Authorities say two people died when a small single-engine plane crashed as it prepared to land at a southwest Denton County airport Saturday.
The Texas Department of Public Safety says the two-seater was flying along with two other aircraft and was making the final turn on approach when it crashed.
The plane went down nose first less than a quarter-mile from the airport's north end and was engulfed in flames.
A witness said he talked to the pilot, who had years of flying experience, shortly before take off around noon.
The crash happened at about 1:30 p.m.
Officials with the Federal Aviation Administration are investigating.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.