Plane crash reported at the Weslaco airport
Thu, 11 Jul 2013 18:58:16 GMT —
Authorities are investigating what caused a small plance to crash at an airport in Weslaco.
It all happened at the north end of the Weslaco International Airport shortly after 1 p.m. Thursday.
Investigators told Action 4 News that the small training aircraft hit the ground during landing and took out a light pole.
No injuries but authorities reported one Instructor and one student on board.
Investigators said that they tried to do a "soft field" landing.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is en route to investigate.
FAA records show that the plane is owned by Praat Flight Academy out of Weslaco.