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ZUEHL -- The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is investigating the crash of a single-engine experimental RV-7A aircraft that went down about 9 p.m. June 27 while attempting to land at Zuehl Airport, killing the pilot, Peter G. Dankelman of New Braunfels. Zuehl Airport is a private airstrip about 4 miles south of Marion in Guadalupe County.

According to Lynn Lunsford with the FAA, the pilot was not in contact with air traffic controllers at the time of the crash. State and local law-enforcement officials confirmed the pilot’s death, and that the aircraft was destroyed by fire.

Kurt Strey with the New Berlin Volunteer Fire Department said his agency responded to the scene just off I-10 near Zuehl Road, to find two different fires.

“One was a grass/hay field on fire caused by a downed power line -- caused by the plane flying through the power lines,” Strey said. The second fire was at the main crash site, including the plane itself and surrounding brush and grass.

Firefighters extinguished the grass/brush fires and the wreckage, Strey said, and assisted Texas Department of Public Safety Highway Patrol personnel to secure the scene.
 

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