Plane crashes near West Houston Airport

HOUSTON - A small plane crashed Monday afternoon in a wooded area near West Houston Airport.

Harris County sheriff's deputies and Westlake Volunteer Fire Department firefighters responded to a location near the airport at 18000 Groschke Road in west Harris County.

The Texas Department of Public Safety said two men inside the plane were practicing a landing when they experienced engine failure.

They were able to land the plane but it went off the runway.

Sky 2 aerials show the single-engine Cessna rested partially in some brush about 1/4 mile away from the airport runway.

DPS said no one was injured.

The plane suffered minor damage.

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