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Plane crashes near Floresville, one dead


Plane crashes near Floresville, one dead
WCN/WILLIAM J. GIBBS JR. 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.


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Wilson County News
February 10, 2012, 2:04pm
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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 TreviŮo 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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Nannette Kilbey-Smith, Editor  
Floresville  
February 10, 2012 3:27pm
 
According to Texas Department of Public Safety Highway Patrol Trooper Harold Estep, the victim is 58-year-old John Hurley of San Antonio. The Federal Aviation Administration is en route to the site where the twin-engine Cessna ... More ›

 
Elaine K.  
Floresville  
February 10, 2012 2:43pm
 
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