A single-engine plane has crashed in the Carrollton neighbour of Texas, near the Hebron Parkway and Province Drive. The area is a few miles northwards from Addison Airport.
The Twitter account of the Carrollton Police Chief has confirmed the incident, saying, “We are working a single engine plane crash on E Hebron Pkwy. E Hebron is closed between Marsh Ridge and Arbor Creek. Two people on board aircraft were transported to the hospital. No details on severity of injuries. Please avoid the area!”
Check out the tweet right here:
The incident occurred at around 8:05 PM local time. In some of the videos of the crash posted online, firefighters can be seen trying to bring the resulting fire from the crash under control.
The aircraft involved in the incident has been identified as a Mooney M20, and the FAA states that it might have been heading towards Addison Airport when the crash occurred.
FlightAware, the flight-tracking service, has revealed that the said aircraft had left Abilene Regional Airport at around 7 PM local time.
According to the FAA, it will investigate the crash alongside the National Transportation Safety.
Recent reports suggest that both victims are currently in stable condition. They are currently admitted to the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano, according to WFAA.
The plane’s registration shows the address to be Farmers Branch.
On November 27, another plane crashed in Montgomery County, Maryland, striking power lines that resulted in a loss of electricity to 90,000 homes.
Local police said in a tweet, “A small plane has crashed into power lines in the area of Rothbury Dr & Goshen Rd, taking out power to parts of the county. @mcfrs is on scene. PLEASE AVOID THE AREA, as there are still live wires”.