Updated Sunday, Nov. 10 at 8:43 a.m.

SPRING (Covering Katy News) - Federal Aviation Administration investigators have now arrived at the site of a plane crash in northwest Harris County. The crash happened Saturday morning along a northern section of the Grand Parkway near FM 2920.

"On Saturday, after a Piper PA32 departed from David Wayne Hooks Airport, the pilot reported a loss of power approximately one mile north of the airport, FAA spokesman Tony Molinaro told Covering Katy News. "The pilot turned around but the plane landed in a field short of the airport," he added.

Early indications are that the plane may have had an engine failure according to Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez.

"The pilot said the plane lost power during take-off," said Captain W. Rogers of the Harris County Sheriff's Office.

He also said the pilot was able to land the plane in a field north of 10800 North Grand Parkway and that the pilot walked away from crash with minor injuries after a hard landing

The Texas Department of Public Safety is also helping in the investigation. 


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