Six people are dead after a Beechcraft 58 Baron plane crashed in a ravine just outside Kerrville. The aircraft impacted terrain while on approach to Kerrville Municipal Airport, in Kerrville, Texas. The aircraft sustained unreported damage and all 6 occupants were fatally injured.
Federal Aviation Administration officials told KSAT.com that a twin-engine Beechcraft Baron crashed around 9 a.m. near the 1700 block of Sheppard Rees Road while preparing to land at Kerrville Municipal Airport.
The plane had departed Monday from West Houston Airport outside Houston, FAA officials said.
NTSB investigating crash Monday of a Beech BE58, Kerrville, TX.
— NTSB_Newsroom (@NTSB_Newsroom) April 22, 2019
The Texas Department of Public Safety identified the six people killed in the plane crash as the following:
Jeffery Carl Weiss, 65, of Houston (Pilot)
Stuart Roben Kensinger, 55, of Houston
Angela Webb Kensinger, 54, of Houston
Mark Damien Scioneaux, 58, of Houston
Scott Reagan Miller, 55, of Houston
Marc Tellepsen, 45, of Houston
— KPRC 2 Houston (@KPRC2) April 22, 2019
The plane is registered to Jeffrey Weiss of Houston. He was a pilot for more than 40 years and donated his time to non-profit organizations like Angel Flights, which transports patients or medical supplies for children. Investigators would not confirm as of Monday night if he was on board.
Wreckage from the plane was located approximately six miles from the airport. The flight had initially departed earlier in the morning from West Houston Airport. The NTSB will be in charge of the investigation going forward.