1 killed, 5 hurt in small plane crash at Texas airport

MADISONVILLE, Texas — One person is dead and five others are hurt after a small plane crashed while trying to land at a Texas airport, authorities said.

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According to KTRK and KBTX, the incident occurred about 1 a.m. Monday at Madisonville Municipal Airport. The single-engine aircraft failed to reach the runway and crash-landed, Madisonville police said.

Authorities said one person was killed, the news outlets reported. Emergency crews flew five others to a nearby hospital, where they were listed in critical condition, officials said.

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the crash, according to the news outlets.

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