Texas DPS officials have said two people died in a small plane crash in Ellis County Sunday morning.
A plane crash into a neighborhood in Indiana has re-ignited concerns in North Texas that a similar incident could take place here.
Emergency crews and investigators remain at the scene of a plane crash near the border of Kaufman and Ellis County. Video from Chopper 11 showed the limited burned out remains of what was a fixed-wing aircraft.
Investigators say 45-year-old Stephen Dauenhauer was killed when the single engine plane crashed and burned as it was attempting to land at a small airfield near his home. His son and two family friends were seriously hurt.
A Texas man who saved six people after a tax protester crashed a small plane into a building housing government offices is among 21 winners of Carnegie medals for heroism.
The airplane vanished late last week.