2 Dead After Plane Crashes Near Highway In Grand Prairie, Texas


PHOTO CREDIT: NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Two people were killed after a small plane crashed near Highway 360 in Grand Prairie, Texas Monday afternoon.

Around 3:00 p.m. local time, the Grand Prairie Fire Department (GPFD) responded to the plane crash in the 2900 block of S. Highway 360. Two fatalities were confirmed. The identities were not released.

Reports indicate the plane was traveling from Denton, Texas, stopped at the Grand Prairie Municipal Airport, and crashed minutes after takeoff.

A pickup truck was struck as the plane attempted to land; the passenger of the truck was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. No other structures were involved.

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is now on-scene, leading the investigation.

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