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Small Plane Crash Kills Family from Wichita Falls

August 27, 2014

Last weekend, a family with ties to Wichita Falls was killed in a small plane crash. According to KFDX News Channel Three, the incident happened just after takeoff from the Cook Canyon Ranch Airport, near Ranger. John and Debi Weaver of Granbury along with their daughter, 33-year-old Courtney Weaver, were killed in the crash. Although…

Fatal Small Plane Crash in North Texas

August 21, 2014

Last Friday, two people were killed when a small plane crashed in Montague County, northwest of Fort Worth. According to WFAA ABC News Channel Eight, the victims were 51-year-old Lawrence Liptack and his 10-year-old son Landon Liptack. For currently unknown reasons, the twin-engine Cessna went down on a private piece of property near the Bowie…

Small Plane Crashes in Texas

July 24, 2014

Last week, a pilot died in a West Texas plane crash. According to KSWO News Channel Seven, the incident happened sometime on Sunday afternoon. The pilot, 71-year-old Weldon Pat Oden of Blackwell, was flying his single-engine Kitfox, when for currently unknown reasons, the plane crashed. He took off from a private airstrip midday on Sunday.…