Fort Bend County Sheriff Troy Nehls says the incident happened Wednesday afternoon near FM 521 and McKeever Road.
The Houston Southwest Airport is located at the intersection.
The Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office said the small plane wound up in a ditch around Post Oak and McKeever next to the airport.
The pilot who was the only person on the plane was not injured.
Reported plane crash: S. Post Oak / McKeever in the Arcola area. Reported as small plane went into a ditch. pic.twitter.com/CSs2TQJvKA— FBCSO Texas (@FBCSO) September 19, 2018
This is the second reported aircraft incident around the Houston area. A small plane belonging to the Drug Enforcement Agency went down on Voss Road in Sugar Land.