Plane skids off runway at Sugar Land airport

Twin-engine jet slides into creek, police say

SUGAR LAND, Texas – A plane skidded off the runway Tuesday afternoon while landing at an airport in Sugar Land, according to police.

According to Sugar Land police spokesman Doug Adolph, the twin-engine jet was attempting to land at the Sugar Land Regional Airport when it slid off the north of end of the runway and into a creek.

Adolph said two pilots and a passenger were on board at the time of the crash. Nobody was injured.

Federal Aviation Administration records showed that the tail number of the airplane was registered to Flex Jet in Cleveland, Ohio. Officials said that is where the flight originated.


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Aaron Barker has been a senior digital editor at KPRC 2 since 2016. As a meteorologist, he specializes in stories about the weather. He has covered Hurricane Harvey, the Astros first World Series win, the Santa Fe High School shooting, the ITC fire and Tropical Storm Imelda.