2 planes collide on runway at San Marcos Regional Airport
SAN MARCOS, Texas - Two planes collided on a runway at the San Marcos Regional Airport Thursday night. The City of San Marcos shared news about the crash on Facebook Thursday night, saying that emergency responders are onsite.
The collision happened around 7:15 p.m. on Thursday, September 24.
According to a Texas DPS official at the scene, two people were on board one plane and one was on board the other. One person was unharmed while the other two were sent to a local hospital for their injuries.
DPS says both planes were totaled and one actually caught fire when the crash happened. DPS says they will be at the scene all night assessing the situation and figuring out exactly what happened.
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DPS says both planes were totaled and one actually caught fire when the crash happened.
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The Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board are currently investigating the incident, as is standard in all crashes.
Airport Drive has been closed to all traffic while debris is being removed by a licensed company, according to the San Marcos Police Department. In the meantime, there will be an alternative entrance to the Airport, and barricades have been placed along the above route to guide traffic.