Small plane crashes, strikes several vehicles in Fort Bend County, Texas, on September 19, 2018.
HOUSTON (FOX 26) - The Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office is reporting a small plane has crashed on Voss Road west of State Highway 6. The plane struck two vehicles and is leaking fuel, but not fire has been reported.
The United States Drug Enforcement Administration confirmed it was their plane.
The sheriff says three people were in the plane, and their injuries are not believed to be life threatening. The people in the two vehicles that were struck by the plane are also said to be okay.
Power lines are down near the crash site and affected roads will be closed.
The FAA says the pilot reported engine problems just before th crash and was attempting to land at Sugar Land Regional Airport.
The scene is expected to remain active while the FAA conducts an investigation.
An FAA spokesperson sent FOX 26 this statement:
A single-engine Cessna crashed shortly after 3 p.m today while attempting to land at Sugar Land Regional Airport.
According to preliminary information, the pilot reported engine problems just before the accident. The aircraft hit a power line before reportedly colliding with two vehicles.
Initial reports are that three people were aboard the aircraft. Please ask local authorities for information on their conditions, as well as any details about injuries on the ground.
The FAA and NTSB will investigate. The NTSB is the lead investigative agency and the FAA is a party to the investigation.
Neither agency identifies people involved in aircraft accidents. We defer to local officials, who will release that information at the appropriate time.
The NTSB usually posts a preliminary report within a week to 10 days after an accident.