Small plane crashes into Amarillo storage facility; 2 dead
Legal news for Texas aviation accident attorneys. A small plane crashed into the side of a building in Amarillo.
Texas aviation accident attorneys alert- NTSB is investigating a fatal plane crash at a storage warehouse.
Amarillo, TX—Two Amarillo men were killed when their twin-engine plane crashed into a concrete storage building in Amarillo. The plane crashed in the southeast Amarillo around 7:00 a.m. at Arctic Glacier Premium Ice warehouse located at 505 SW 47th Ave., as reported by USA Today.
The small plane reportedly took off from Tradewind Airport, when it crashed just a couple of miles away from the airport. A witness reported that a few minutes before it crashed into the building, the planes engines sounded like that they had stalled. It has not been determined what the exact cause of the crash was. The pilot, William Runyan Ellet, 59, and passenger Andrew Arnold Hanson, 57, were tragically killed in the horrific crash. They were pronounced dead at the scene of the wreck. The majority of the plane wreckage was found on the ground, but a wing of the plane was still stuck on top of the 30-foot-tall storage building. The crash damaged the south wall of the storage warehouse, which left blue paint behind and damaged nearby trees. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) http://www.ntsb.gov/ and the Texas Department of Public Safety are said to be investigating the fatal plane crash.
Legal News Reporter: Nicole Howley-Legal news for Texas aviation accident lawyers.