Plane crashes in Deport, pilot walks away with minor injuries

Published: Mar. 3, 2018 at 3:42 PM CST
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The plane crashed off of F.M. 1501 and F.M. 1503 in Deport Friday evening.

According to Texas State Troopers, the crash happened just before 5 PM in Lamar County on Friday.

The Federal Aviation Administration says the plane was a Rockwall Commander 112 and was flying to Reno airport when it went down after the engine failed and the plane lost power.

They say the aircraft hit a line of trees which caused the right wing of the plane to shear off.

We're told the pilot, John Denison of Bogota, didn't suffer any serious injuries and had to get a few stitches.

The FAA continues to investigate the crash.