Plane crashes into paraglider killing two people in Fort Bend County
Investigators say they found a man's body in Weston Lake and the pilot's body has yet to be removed from the crashed plane. (NOTE: This video is from December 21, before the pilot and paraglider were identified.)
FULSHEAR, Texas - The two people who died in a midair collision involving a small plane and a paraglider in Fort Bend County have been identified.
The pilot of the small plane was identified as 35-year-old Robert Steven Gruss, and the paraglider was identified as 51-year-old Kenneth Tuttle, according to the Fort Bend County Medical Examiner’s Office.
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According to the FAA, a single-engine Cessna 208 crashed south of Fulshear around 9:40 a.m. Tuesday after colliding in midair with a paraglider.
The Cessna was flying from George Bush Intercontinental Airport to Victoria Regional Airport.
The FAA says one person was on board each aircraft.
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