BREAKING: Levelland Plane Crash Kills 2, Injures 2 Others

             LEVELLAND, Texas (AP) _ A small plane has crashed at a small Texas High Plains airport, killing 2 people and injuring 2 others aboard.

             The Federal Aviation Administration says the crash happened about 9:30 p.m. Thursday at the Levelland Municipal Airport, about 30 miles west of Lubbock.

              FAA spokesman Lynn Lunsford says the single-engine Cessna 182 had originated its pleasure flight in Lubbock and was making touch-and-go landings at the Levelland airport when it crashed. He said the two survivors of the crash were airlifted to a Lubbock hospital for treatment.

              Lunsford said the FAA and National Transportation Safety Board have dispatched investigators to the scene.


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