Latest Media Release from the La Porte Police
department concerning downed aircraft.
At 9:00 this morning, July 15, 2018, the La Porte Police Department received a
report of a downed aircraft, in the approximate 11,000 block of North H Street.
There are two confirmed fatalities. The aircraft is a small experimental type
plane. The aircraft was making an approach to the north side of the La Porte
Municipal Airport when it went down in a pipeline easement. No ground
structures were damaged or other persons injured.
The Texas Department of Public Safety is in scene and conducting the crash
All follow up questions should be referred to DPS, NTSB and FAA who are
taking over the investigation.
Sergeant Bennie Boles
Public Information Officer
La Porte Police Department