BARDWELL Investigators say two people have died in the fiery crash of a small plane into a North Texas field.
The Department of Public Safety says the crash happened around 10:30 a.m. Sunday in Ellis County. Sgt. Lonny Haschel says the site is near Bardwell, about 35 miles south of Dallas.
Haschel says witnesses said the single-engine Beechcraft leveled off as if to make an emergency landing but appeared to stall and crashed into a tree.
Authorities are trying to determine what caused the accident.
Names of the victims weren't immediately released. Nobody else was on board.
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to email@example.com. Please provide detailed information.