Plane crashes near Floresville, one dead
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Personnel from the Wilson County Emergency Medical Services, Wilson County Sheriff's Office, and the Texas Department of Public Safety Highway Patrol respond to a plane crash at the Picosa Ranch on F.M. 2579 northwest of Floresville Feb. 10.
Wilson County NewsFebruary 10, 2012, 2:04pm 7,239 views 2 comments
FLORESVILLE -- One is confirmed dead following a plane crash just after 1 p.m. on the grounds of the Picosa Ranch on F.M. 2579 northwest of here.
Wilson County Sheriff Joe D. Tackitt Jr. said it is unknown what caused the small plane to crash and that a second plane was sent to find it moments before the incident. The second plane was parked on the ranch’s airstrip as sheriff’s deputies and members of the Wilson County Emergency Medical Services arrived.
Investigator Roland Treviño of the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office said troopers from the Texas Department of Public Safety who are trained to respond to aircraft accidents also were en route to the crash site.
The Wilson County News will update this story as more information becomes available.
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