Officials said the pilot of a small plane and a passenger were killed when the plane crashed near North Texas Airport.
The accident happened around 1 in the afternoon. In a field across Texas 66 from Rockwall Municipal Airport. The single-engine Cessna 182 crashed after hitting a power line, according to a statement issued by the Federal Aviation Administration.
Rockwall Police Lieutenant Aaron McGraw said in a statement that the plane had crashed into the nose on the ground, killing its two passengers. He said the identities of the dead were withheld until their relatives were notified.
The National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Aviation Administration will investigate the accident.