COLEMAN COUNTY, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – Three people have been confirmed dead after a plane crash in Coleman County.
The Texas Department of Public Safety confirmed the fatalities and says the NTSB is now investigating.
A helicopter search crew told KTAB and KRBC they found the crash west of Lake Coleman. No survivors were reported.
The plane, described as a Beechcraft King Air with tail number N860J , took off from the Abilene Airport around 5:40 a.m. and landed just after 6:00 a.m., according to Flight Aware.
FAA officials say the pilot reported an electrical issue just before losing contact with air traffic control.
Around 6:00 a.m., the Callahan County Sheriff’s Office says they searched an area on the Callahan County and Coleman County line for the plane, but found nothing.