Small plane crashes in North Round Rock

A pilot lost his life this afternoon when his Cessna aircraft crashed into a wooded area just North of FM1431 near I35. The pilot was the only one on-board when the plane crashed and caught fire. The Williamson County Sheriff Department sent a tweet out at 1:33pm.

At 2:30 pm the Sheriff’s Department sent a second tweet at advising that the pilot was deceased.

The weather did not seem to play a factor in the accident. It was clear and sunny at the time of the crash.

A local pilot who stopped by the location of the crash shared with me that he believed the pilot flew out of a Austin area airport.

We will update as we receive more information.

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