BRYAN, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Three people are dead and one person is injured after a single-engine plane crashed in Central Texas Sunday afternoon, police said.READ MORE: Governor Abbott Announces End To Federal Pandemic-Related Unemployment Benefits In Texas
According to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the Piper PA24 crashed on a runway at Coulter Field Airport in Bryan at around 2:30 p.m.
Police said they are working the scene until the FAA arrives for an investigation. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will also be investigating.
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The Bryan Police Department is currently working a plane crash at Coulter Airfield. We will be securing the scene until the FAA arrives for investigation. We ask that people avoid the area.READ MORE: 2 Tornadoes Touched Down In Dallas County Sunday, National Weather Service Confirms
Three people died in the crash and one person was transported to the hospital.
— Bryan Police Department (@BryanPolice) August 30, 2020
On Twitter, police confirmed the three deaths and one injury. The victims’ identities have not yet been released.