HOUSTON — Two people were injured Friday night when a small plane crashed through trees and onto a Houston golf course, authorities said.
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According to Sgt. Richard Standifer of the Texas Department of Public Safety, a man and a woman were inside the plane when it crashed, KHOU-TV reported. Standifer said it took firefighters about two hours to free them, the TV station reported. They were in stable condition, KPRC-TV reported.
Deputies from the Harris County Sheriff’s Office said they responded to the Pine Forest Country Club in Houston around 7:30 p.m. CST, according to the news outlet.
Deputies found the 1977 Mooney M20J plane upside down on the golf course’s eighth hole, KTRK-TV reported. Authorities said the plane had come from San Antonio and was preparing to land at West Houston airport, the television station reported.
According to flight records, the plane left San Antonio at 6:13 p.m. CST and was scheduled to land at 7:25 p.m. CST, KPRC reported.
“Both are alive but injured,” Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said. tweeted.
The National Transportation Safety Board will investigate, KHOU reported.
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