PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (KXAN) — A pilot of a small plane was forced to do a crash landing in Pflugerville shortly after taking off from Austin Executive Airport Sunday afternoon.
Austin-Travis County EMS first tweeted about the crash that happened around the area of 5500 Pleasanton Parkway just before 3:30 p.m. The area is just east of State Highway 130.
One person was on board and had minor injuries.
A spokesperson with the Texas Department of Public Safety said the pilot took off in the 1978 single-engine Piper Turbo-Lance from Austin Executive Airport, but the reason for the abrupt landing is unknown.
It landed in a residential area and hit a parked car, a spokesperson with the Federal Aviation Administration said.
The FAA will investigate.