Kilgore man crashes plane

(KYTX) - A small plane crashes down near Gladewater, after losing engine power.

Department of Public Safety troopers say the single engine plane lost power while in flight, just a few miles from the Gladewater municipal airport.
22-year-old John Berryhill, the pilot, tried to turn the plane around and land in a field. He hit a tree as he went down causing the plane to crash.

Troopers say Berryhill was not injured, and the 16-year-old passenger had minor bumps and cuts. The passenger was taken to the hospital.


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