One killed, five hurt after small plane crashes at Texas airport

MADISONVILLE, TEXAS (AP) – One person was killed and five others injured when a small airplane crashed yesterday at a municipal airport in Texas, authorities said.

The crash happened at about 1am at the airport in Madisonville, about 160 kilometres north of Houston, TV station KTRK reported.

Texas Department of Public Safety spokesman Justin Ruiz told the station that an adult was killed in the crash, which happened when the plane was trying to land.