A Texas man, his wife and their two children died when the plane they were flying crashed next to a feed store shortly after takeoff Saturday, investigators say.
The Comal County Sheriff’s Office identified those killed as 38-year-old pilot Michael Scott Galloway of Spring Branch, his 32-year-old wife Heather Louise Galloway, their 10-year-old son Clayton T. Galloway and their 8-year-old daughter Cheyenne Elizabeth Galloway
The Federal Aviation Administration reports the single-engine Piper PA-24 aircraft crashed shortly after takeoff from Kestrel Air Park in central Texas about 12:30 p.m. local time.
Sheriff’s Capt. Tommy Ward says the plane crashed into a grassy area next to a feed store parking lot. There were no injuries or damage reported on the ground.
Spring Branch is about 30 miles north of San Antonio.
The Associated Press contributed to this report