2 people confirmed dead after plane crashes in La Porte

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LA PORTE, Texas — A small experimental plane carrying two people crashed near the La Porte airport Sunday morning.

Around 9 a.m., the La Porte Police Department responded to a call in the 11000 block of North H Street, near the La Porte Municipal Airport.

According to officials, the aircraft was approaching the north side of the airport when it went down, killing the two people on board.

The crash is under investigation by the Texas Department of Public Safety, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

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