6 dead after small plane from Houston crashes in Kerrville, authorities say

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Authorities say six people have died after a small plane that took off from an airport outside of Houston on Monday morning crashed in central Texas.

The National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Aviation Administration are investigating the crash of a Beechcraft BE58 in Kerrville.

The Federal Aviation Administration says the twin-engine plane crashed shortly before 9 a.m. as the plane was preparing to land at the Kerrville Municipal Airport. Officials say the wreckage was located about six miles northwest of the airport.

An FAA spokesman says the Beechcraft plane had departed from West Houston Airport earlier Monday morning.

Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. Orlando Moreno says all six people aboard the plane were killed and that federal investigators are headed to the crash site. Their names are:

Jeffery Carl Weiss, 65, of Houston (Pilot)

Stuart Roben Kensinger, 55, of Houston

Angela Webb Kensinger, 54, of Houston

Mark Damien Scioneaux, 58, of Houston

Scott Reagan Miller, 55, of Houston

Marc Tellepsen, 45, of Houston

FOX 26 reported this story from Houston. The Associated Press contributed to this report.