Pilot killed in fiery plane crash in north Texas shopping center parking lot

  • Source: NBC News
  • Published: 11/22/2023 12:00 AM

VIDEO: A pilot was killed after a small plane crashed into a shopping center parking lot at a Texas shopping center on Tuesday, authorities said. Police in Plano, 20 miles north of Dallas, said the aircraft crashed directly outside a nail salon and Mama's Daughter's Diner, just before 6 p.m. "The pilot unfortunately lost their life in the tragic accident," police said in a statement on X. The pilot was the only person on board and has not been named while their family is informed. Remarkably, no one else was hurt and there were no reports of damage to buildings. Both the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Travel Safety Board are investigating. The cause of the crash is currently unknown. NBC Dallas-Fort Worth reported that in the moments before the crash, the pilot appeared to become disoriented, citing unnamed people who have reviewed materials connected to the flight.


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