Washington: Four people, including two children, were killed in a plane crash on Sunday in Navasota, a city southeast of College Station in the US state of Texas.
The plane, a single-engine Cirrus SR-20 with four seats, crashed before 10 a.m. local time as it was preparing to land at the city airport, Xinhua cited local TV state ABC13 on Sunday.
The plane, which is registered to Air Akhtar, a Houston heating and air conditioning company, departed from the David Wayne Hooks Airport in Houston. It was later found by a pilot flying near the Navasota airport, and all four passengers were confirmed dead.
Police have confirmed the accident by saying it was a hard crash and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has begun investigating the cause of the accident.