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Plane crash kills pilot and 9 year old passenger

Posted September 11

— Officials confirm that a 39 year old Fredricksburg man and a 9 year old female passenger were killed in a plane crash in Gillespie County on Sunday.

The call came in around 6:55 p.m. on Sunday for a plane crash in a field located about 1 mile south of the town of Stonewall in Gillespie County.

Officials arrived to discover that a Rans Coyote II aircraft had crashed in a pasture and that 39 year old Shane Lee Buck of Fredricksburg and a 9 year old female passenger had both been killed as a result of the crash.

Preliminary data has not been released and both the FAA and NTSB are investigating the crash.

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