Witnesses: Small Plane Stalled Before Deadly Texas Crash

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Witnesses said a tiny level that crashed adjacent Fort Worth connected Aug. 21, sidesplitting a antheral and his teenage son, appeared to stall earlier crashing, national investigators said Tuesday.

The single-engine Aeronca 7AC crashed soon aft takeoff from Flying Oaks Airfield, a tiny backstage airfield adjacent Azle, northwest of Fort Worth.

Witnesses told the National Transportation Safety Board that the craft appeared to stall astir 100 feet supra the crushed and crashed, according to an NTSB preliminary report. No origin for the stall has been determined yet.

Charles Schwantz, the 55-year-old pilot, was successful the backmost spot of the cockpit with lad Jack Schwantz, 18, successful front, the NTSB reported. The NTSB said determination were formation controls successful some positions but lone the beforehand had formation instruments. The Azle residents were killed successful the crash.

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