A single-engine Cessna T210N aircraft crashed north of Rick Husband International Airport in Amarillo around 6 p.m. Friday evening, according to Amarillo Fire Department District Chief Kevin Brown. The crash occurred near El Rancho Road, west of the intersection of El Rancho and State Highway 136.
The plane was carrying five passengers when the engine stalled and the pilot chose to attempt an emergency landing, officials said. All five passengers were injured and two of the passengers received critical injuries, according to Amarillo Fire Department officials. All passengers were transported by ambulance to a local hospital, officials said.
Federal Aviation Administration records show the plane as having a valid registration and list Muy Flying, LLC, of San Antonio as the owner.
Potter County Sheriff's Department, Amarillo Fire Department, Amarillo Police Department and Texas Department of Public Safety staff have responded to the incident.