WACO - The pilot and only person onboard a single-engine plane that crashed in a field north of the TSTC runway jumped out of the plane unhurt on Wednesday afternoon.
The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the crash, although DPS officials say their preliminary investigation indicates the pilot did, in fact, run out of fuel.
UPDATE: Small Plane Crashes at End of Runway at Texas State Technical College Airport
UPDATE: The person flying the plane that crashed at the Texas State Technical College Airport was a Waco man in his 60s.
He was flying from Houston when he ran out of fuel and landed in a field at the airport. The plane did not turn over and no fires broke out when he landed.
The man has over 30 years of flight experience which enabled him to land the plane safely.