Two men in satisfactory condition after airplane crash in Panhandle, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports
Two Arizona were recovering Wednesday in an Amarillo, Texas, hospital following Tuesday's crash near Hooker.
HOOKER — Two Arizona men who survived a plane crash in Texas County are in satisfactory condition, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported Wednesday.
The patrol report states:
The 1967 Mooney M20F airplane crashed about 3:20 p.m. Tuesday on a county road about a mile west of Hooker.
Pilot Terry L. Miel, 55, of Phoenix, and passenger John Henry Escalante, 34, of Maricopa, Ariz., were taken to a hospital in Amarillo, Texas. Miel was treated for arm and internal injuries, and Escalante was treated for leg and internal injuries.
The airplane took off from the Hooker airport, lost power and crashed about 300 yards east of the end of the runway.
The Federal Aviation Administration has been notified about the accident.