GRANITE SHOALS, Texas (KXAN) — The Granite Shoals Police Department responded to the scene of an aircraft emergency near the Granite Shoals airfield Sunday morning.
Texas DPS, the Federal Aviation Administration, and the National Transportation Safety Board will be working the crash. The Burnet County Sheriff’s Office, the Texas Department of Public Safety and Granite Shoals Fire Rescue also responded.
A spokesperson with DPS said two people died in a plane crash Sunday morning.
The Federal Aviation Administration released a statement on the crash early Sunday afternoon.
“An Airborne Windsports Edge 912 weight-shift control aircraft crashed in Granite Shoals, Texas, around 7:00 a.m. local time today. Two people were on board. The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate. The NTSB will be in charge of the investigation and will provide additional updates,” the FFA said in the statement.
Police said Forest Hills Drive from Mystic Drive to Green Forest Drive will be closed until further notice.
GSPD said in a Facebook post that no photos would be posted until next of kin could be notified.