HOUSTON, TX – Four people have escaped alive after a Houston plane crash during an emergency landing near Hobby Airport. The crashed aircraft landed in a residential area on the 8600 block of Heathglen Lane near Monroe Road and Fuqua, just feet away from Dobie 9th Grade Center.
The Cessna 421 C Golden Eagle took off from the airport at 2:19pm. It crashed directly behind residents’ homes, slamming into a backyard fence.
Thankfully, the four people aboard the plane survived the crash with no reported injuries.
According to officials, 69 HFD personnel from Stations 36, 52, 26, 54, 70, 61, 93, 29, 24, 72, 94, 15, 33, Hazmat 22 and Rescue 42 responded to the crash.
@HoustonFire Crews are responding to a confirmed small engine aircraft crash at the 8600 block of Heathglen Ln. No injuries reported. Please avoid the area due to high emergency response traffic. @FireChiefofHFD— Houston Fire Dept (@HoustonFire) May 6, 2022
Update: Four civilians were aboard the aircraft at the time of the crash, all self-extricated, with no injuries reported. @HoustonFire received reports of a gazebo on fire. FF’s arrived on scene quickly & extinguished the fire. Please avoid the area due to heavy emergency traffic— Houston Fire Dept (@HoustonFire) May 6, 2022
We are so glad to hear this incident resulted in miraculous zero injuries. We’ve represented families after small aircraft accidents and know that a split decision can mean life or death. Glad that we have the incredible Houston first responders on the job and we wish the best to those involved.
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