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Cessna 172G Skyhawk, N5788R: Accident occurred May 15, 2019 at Wolfe Air Park (3T2), Manvel, Brazoria County, Texas

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Houston, Texas

NTSB Identification: GAA19CA267
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Wednesday, May 15, 2019 in Manvel, TX
Aircraft: Cessna 172, registration: N5788R

NTSB investigators used data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator and did not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.

Veered off the runway and flipped over.

Date: 15-MAY-19
Time: 18:40:00Z
Regis#: N5788R
Aircraft Make: CESSNA
Aircraft Model: 172G
Event Type: ACCIDENT
Highest Injury: MINOR
Aircraft Missing: No
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91
State: TEXAS

MANVEL, Texas - A small plane crashed Wednesday at an airstrip in Manvel south of Houston.

The crash was reported about 2:15 p.m. at the Wolfe Airpark at the corner of Belcher and Frey roads.

According to officials at the Texas Department of Public Safety, preliminary information indicates the Cessna was landing when it flipped.

The pilot was not injured in the crash.

Federal investigators are responding to the scene, according to DPS officials.

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MANVEL, Texas (KTRK) -- Authorities are investigating a small plane crash at a Manvel airport. 

According to a tweet posted by the Department of Public Safety, officers responded to the crash at Wolfe Airpark shortly before 2:30 p.m. Wednesday. 

They say the pilot was not injured during the crash, and believe the 1966 Cessna aircraft flipped over while the pilot was attempting to land. 

The airport is located in Brazoria County, less than five miles from Manvel High School near Highway 6. 

It's unclear what caused the crash. 

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