2 killed in Harris County plane crash, DPS says

Single-engine Cessna crashed shortly before 2 p.m. in West Houston

Authorities are investigating a small plane crash in west Houston (KPRC)

HOUSTON – Two people were killed Thursday in a small plane crash in Harris County, the Texas Department of Public Safety said.

According to KSAT’s sister website, Click2Houston.com, the single-engine Cessna crashed shortly before 2 p.m. behind the Harris County Precinct 5 headquarters in the 17400 block of the Katy Freeway.

The small, white plane went down near a levee and deep into the northern part of a field at George Bush Park, the report said.

Deputies are attempting to access the scene with 4-wheelers since it’s not accessible on the ground, the report said.

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