Four people dead in morning plane crash in Leon County

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LEON COUNTY – The four passengers of a single-engine airplane died Sunday morning after crashing near the Hilltop Lakes Stables.

Stables Manager Greg Nelson says the crash happened in an open field and didn’t hit any structure.

The Piper PA-46 aircraft departed from Horseshoe Bay, Texas at 9:59 a.m. and was scheduled to land at Netchitoches, Louisiana at 11:44 a.m. but crashed about 50 minutes after departing in Hilltop Lakes.

According to the FAA, the plane is registered out of Lafayette, Louisiana, and was built in 1984. The owner is KMAC BRAVO, LLC.

The NTSB and the FAA are investigating the crash.

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