SAPD: One killed, two hospitalized after plane crash on South Side

The plane crash landed in a backyard area behind a residence, officials say

One killed, two hospitalized after plane crash on South Side
One killed, two hospitalized after plane crash on South Side

SAN ANTONIO – One person was killed and two others were hospitalized after a plane crashed on the South Side on Saturday morning.

The crash happened at 9:10 a.m. in the 9400 block of Espada Road, near Stinson Municipal Airport.

The Federal Aviation Administration and police said the single-engine Piper PA-28 plane attempted to take off from San Antonio Stinson field and soon crash landed behind a residence in a backyard area.

The cause of the crash hasn’t yet been released.

SAPD: One killed, two hospitalized after plane crash on South Side KSAT Alicia Barrera is on the scene with more on what we know. Full story: https://bit.ly/2WRZR5R

Posted by KSAT 12 & KSAT.com on Saturday, July 25, 2020

One person was killed in the crash and two passengers were severely burned and taken to the Brooke Army Medical Center for treatment of injuries.

The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board are assisting in the investigation of the incident.

This is a developing story and we’ll bring more details as they become available.

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Alicia Barrera is a KSAT 12 News reporter and anchor. She is also a co-host of the streaming show KSAT News Now. Alicia is a first-generation Mexican-American, fluent in both Spanish and English with a bachelor's degree from Our Lady of the Lake University. She enjoys reading books, traveling solo across Mexico and spending time with family.

Cody King is a digital journalist for KSAT 12. She previously worked for WICS/WRSP 20 in Springfield, Illinois.