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Husband and wife walk away from plane crash at Llano Airport

FROM STAFF REPORTS

LLANO — A husband and wife from Keller walked away with no reported injuries from a plane crash at 3:35 p.m. Jan. 6 at the Llano Municipal Airport, according to the Department of Public Safety.

The man flying the plane, 54-year-old Timothy Patrick Sager, a pilot with American Airlines, and his wife, 53-year-old Karen Long Sager, were not injured in the crash, DPS reported.

The single-engine Cessna 195 attempted to take off from the runway when the accident occured, officials said.

“(The) pilot was attempting to take off southbound. (He) reported the engine malfunctioned, and the plane crashed soon after becoming airborne,” the report stated. “(The) plane came to rest upside down facing northeast.”

DPS and the Federal Aviation Administration are continuing the investigation.

editor@thepicayune.com

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