WISE COUNTY, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – The pilot of a single engine Cessna 172 was killed in a crash during takeoff near County Road 4421, east of US 287 in Wise County, according to DPS.
The DPS said the plane was taking off around 7:3o p.m. Thursday from Rhome Meadows Airport when it crashed in a field.READ MORE: Damaged Natural Gas Line Shuts Down 2 Blocks In Downtown Fort Worth, Condo Building Evacuated
An adult passenger was rushed by air ambulance to Harris Methodist Hospital in Fort Worth with serious injuries.READ MORE: Madams And Prostitutes Thrived In 'Hell's Half Acre' Brothels In Fort Worth
Two children onboard were rushed to Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth with unknown injuries; one by air ambulance, the other by ground ambulance.
FAA investigators are on their way to the site and the National Transportation Safety Board has been notified.MORE NEWS: 11-Year-Old Boy Struck And Killed Attempting To Cross Freeway In Fort Worth
The NTSB will be in charge of the investigation.