Update: Plane Crash Near Sweetwater Kills Passenger, Injures Pilot

Published 04/27 2014 08:16PM

Updated 04/28 2014 07:50AM

The Texas Department of Public Safety has released more details in Sunday's crash of a small single-engine airplane near Sweetwater, killing the passenger and injuring the pilot.

60-year-old Lisa Bowman of Hermleigh was killed when a fuel tank malfunction caused the engine to stall, leading to the crash. The pilot, 58-year-old Richard Alan Bowman, also of Hermleigh, was taken to Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital in Sweetwater with minor injuries.

Pictured is a file photo of the actual airplane that crashed, a 1974 Bellanca Super Viking which was owned by Mr. Bowman. The National Transportation Safety Board is continuing their investigation into the crash.

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