LEON COUNTY – The four passengers of a single-engine airplane died Sunday morning after crashing near the Hilltop Lakes Stables.
Stables Manager Greg Nelson says the crash happened in an open field and didn’t hit any structures.
The Piper PA-46 aircraft departed from Horseshoe Bay, Texas at 9:59 a.m. and was scheduled to land at Netchitoches, Louisiana at 11:44 a.m. but crashed about 50 minutes after departing in Hilltop Lakes.
State troopers were on the scene waiting for the NTSB and FAA to begin their investigation.
According to the FAA, the plane is registered out of Lafayette, Louisiana, and was built in 1984. The owner is KMAC BRAVO, LLC.