A small plane crashed north of Sweetwater Sunday afternoon. 60-year-old Lisa Bowman of Hermleigh lost her life in the crash that has been blamed on a fuel tank malfunction
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.
Copyright 2014 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.