MINERAL WELLS, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Two men survived a small plane crash this afternoon just north of Bridgeport Airport in Wise County.
Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers found them, ages 78 and 76, around 4 p.m. They were flown to area hospitals with undisclosed injuries.READ MORE: 'I'm Afraid We're Going To See A Surge Of Violence' Says Texas Criminologist Following Recent Mass Shootings
Preliminary investigation indicates the Beechcraft aircraft was approaching the airport to land when the aircraft clipped some trees and went down short of the runway.READ MORE: Texas Grand Jury To Consider Charges In Shooting Death Of Protester Garrett Foster Last Summer
The Federal Aviation Administration is conducting the investigation.MORE NEWS: As Pandemic Restrictions Ease, Child Abuse Reports Rise In North Texas