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Plane Crash Near Hooker OK Injures 2 People: UPDATE

KSCB News - June 12, 2012 9:19 pm

UPDATE: The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says two people

injured in a plane crash in Texas County are in critical condition.

The Federal Aviation Administration says a 4-seat, low-wing

Mooney had just left the airport in Hooker when it crashed in a

field northeast of Guymon about 3:20 p.m. Tuesday.

The highway patrol says the aircraft apparently lost power and

crashed about 300 feet east of the runway.

Authorities say the pilot was taken to a hospital in Guymon

after Tuesday’s crash but was later transferred to a hospital in

Amarillo, Texas. The highway patrol says the pilot suffered arm and

internal injuries.

The passenger was taken to Amarillo with leg and internal

injuries.

Authorities say two people were injured

when a small airplane crashed in the Oklahoma Panhandle.

Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Lynn Lunsford says a

4-seat, low-wing Mooney had just left the airport in Hooker when it

crashed in a field northeast of Guymon about 3:20 p.m. Tuesday.

Lunsford said emergency personnel reported that the occupants

suffered broken bones, but he didn’t have any information about

their medical conditions.

According to FAA records, registration for the single-engine,

fixed-wing Mooney M20F is pending. The listing includes an address

in Cheyenne, Wyo., but no name.

Lunsford says the FAA is investigating the crash.

 

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