2 injured after small aircraft hits power lines after losing power in Conroe, DPS says

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Sunday, January 15, 2023
Pilot loses power causing small aircraft to crash in Conroe, DPS says
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According to DPS, the plane was attempting to land near Longmire and League Line. The passenger was uninjured, and the pilot suffered lacerations.

CONROE, Texas (KTRK) -- Two people were transported after a small plane crashed in Conroe, according to the Department of Public Safety.

Officials said that at about 2:45 p.m., the small aircraft was attempting to land on Longmire Road near League Line and hit some power lines.

The plane was a Fixed Wing Single-engine plane.

According to flight software, the plane left from the Conroe/ North Houston Regional Airport, about nine miles from where it crashed.

There was no damage to homes or anyone near the crash, DPS said.

According to Conroe PD, the pilot said he'd lost power and attempted to land in a field before striking a tree and power lines.

The two onboard were a pilot and a male passenger. Both sustained minor injuries and were taken to HCA Conroe.