DPS: Body of Pilot found after plane crashes in Huntsville pond

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HUNTSVILLE, Texas--  Divers have confirmed that the body of a pilot was found after a plane crashed in Huntsville. The crash occurred around 10 a.m. near Walker County and Highway 19.

The pilot's name is not being released at this time but he has been identified as a 62-year-old Kermit Faulkner from Conroe.

According to the Department of Public Safety, the twin engine plane lost altitude in midair. The plane hit several trees on the way down catching fire and spreading to the grass, before landing in a pond.

The Huntsville Fire Department and dive search team discovered the body around 5 p.m.

No other passengers have been named at this time.