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Update: Plane crash victims identified

A 1966 Cesna Model 182J, fixed wing, single engine plane crashed in Parker County early Tuesday morning.
A 1966 Cesna Model 182J, fixed wing, single engine plane crashed in Parker County early Tuesday morning. Weatherford Star-Telegram

Officials with the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) troopers were notified at 9 a. m. Tuesday of a downed aircraft on Tackett Lane, south of the Parker County Airport, just off of Bankhead Highway.

There were three occupants on board at the time of the incident: David Byrom, 49, of Aubrey (pilot), Craig Fitzgearld, 51, of Krum, and Joshua Copeland, 25, from Kentucky.

All three males were transported to John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth with undisclosed injuries.

The aircraft was a 1966 Cesna Model 182J, fixed wing, single engine plane.

The Federal Aviation Administration has not yet concluded its investigation.

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