Plane Crash in Port Mansfield


POSTED: Friday, October 29, 2010 - 9:14pm

UPDATED: Sunday, October 31, 2010 - 10:52am

This is the scene on a ranch off FM 186 about a 1/2 mile northwest of the Port Mansfield airport.
The Weslaco Emergency Management coordinator George Garrett was on scene.

"They took off from Port Mansfield airport lost power and crashed into an open field."

Authorities say three individuals where inside the piper merdian single engine plane. They are from Fort Worth and were in town for a fishing trip. They were returning home when there engine turned off.

No injuries were reported. An investigation will be conducted.

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