“Everyone on board, 18 passengers and three crew survived,” said Sergeant Stephen Woodard of the Texas Department of Public Safety at a news conference.
The crash happened at 10:00 a.m. local time. The McDonnell Douglas twin engine heading to Boston crashed into a fence and then caught fire in a field, according to the U.S. Air Traffic Controller (FAA), citing U.S. media.
According to interesting footage from the local TV station, the plane was almost destroyed by fire as only the tail of the plane remained intact.
According to local official Trey Duhon, only a minor injury is to be regretted.
Tim Gibson, director of local emergency services, said passengers who went to the baseball game were able to get themselves out of the device and firefighters were finally able to put out the fire.
“They were stunned, very stunned,” he said, adding that the accident ended “in the best way”.
The youngest of the passengers was a 10-year-old child, officials said.
An investigation has been opened by the FAA and the U.S. National Transportation Safety Council.
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