The one engine aircraft crashed on the Hilltop Lakes Airport round 10:50 a.m., Texas Division of Public Security (DPS) Sgt. Erik Burse informed CNN.
All 4 occupants, two males and two ladies, died within the crash, in keeping with Burse. The aircraft was flying out of Austin and returning to Louisiana.
It’s unknown what sort of aircraft it was, however the tail quantity Burse offered CNN exhibits that it belonged to a single-engine Piper Malibu Meridian, in keeping with Flightaware.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is en path to the crash and Texas DPS is holding the scene till FAA arrives, Burse stated.
CNN has reached out to the FAA for extra info.
The Nationwide Transportation Security Board (NTSB) stated in a tweet that they’re investigating the crash involving a Piper PA-46 however not touring to the scene.