2 Killed in Plane Crash at Kerrville Airport Over Weekend

June 28, 2022

Jun. 27—Over the weekend, two people died after their plane crashed just after departing from the Kerrville airport. The crash also caused a fire near State Highway 27.

The two people died after their Mooney M20P crashed after taking off from the Kerrville Municipal Airport/Louis Schreiner Field in Kerrville, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. The crash occurred around 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 25.

In an email to MySA, the FAA confirmed there were only two people in the plane, the pilot and passenger, who both died when the plane crashed. The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is investigating the crash with the NTSB heading the investigation. They will give updates when available.

The plane was "destroyed," according to the FAA. Currently, the FAA is identifying the event type as an accident. The FAA description reads, "Aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances and caught fire in Kerrville, TX."

The Kerrville Fire Department managed the fire from the crash that happened near Our Lady of the Hills off State Highway 27, according to a social media post on Saturday. MySA reached out to the Kerrville Police Department for comment.

On March 31, a pilot passed away after he suffered "a cardiac-related emergency" after he landed at the Kerrville-Kerr County Municipal Airport and crashed into an unoccupied plane, according to a MySA report.


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