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Man injured following single-engine plane crash in Wichita County identified

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The runway officials said the plane tried to take off from (Source: KAUZ) The runway officials said the plane tried to take off from (Source: KAUZ)
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WICHITA COUNTY, Tx (RNN Texoma) -

A 65-year-old Wichita Falls man is recovering after a single-engine plane he was piloting crashed at the south end of the Wichita Valley Airport in Iowa Park.

Texas DPS officials said the plane crashed around 9:00 pm Sunday night.

The plane was attempting to land when it slid into an embankment close to the FM 369 and Old Iowa Park Road intersection. 

DPS officials said the pilot did not exit the plane until this morning around 10:30 am when he walked to a nearby residence. 

The pilot was later taken to United Regional Hospital where he was listed in stable condition. The Federal Aviation Administration has been notified and the

Texas Department of Public Safety has secured the scene. 

FAA is taking over the investigation of the crash. 

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