3 dead, 1 hospitalized after plane crash in Bryan, police say

HOUSTON – Three people died and another person was transported to the hospital after a plane crash in Bryan, officials said.

A single-engine Piper PA24 with four people aboard crashed on the runway at Coulter Field Airport, a public airport in Brazos County, according to preliminary findings by the FAA. The crash occurred around 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

One neighbor, who lives across the street and was at home when the crash happened, said she sees things all the time.

Yet, Amber Craven didn’t expect to see a dismantled plane on the runway.

“We were just watching a movie. We heard like some noise and we didn’t even pay no mind to it,” she said. “We heard a helicopter and we still didn’t pay no mind to it.”

Craven said a family drove up and told her the plane had crashed earlier that afternoon.

“It was a lot of fire trucks and a lot of cops. A lot of cars were stopping and looking that way,” she said.

Investigators have not released any details on what caused the crash.


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