Officials identify pilot in deadly plane crash near Pearland Regional Airport

One man died Wednesday night in a small plane crash near Pearland Regional Airport.

PEARLAND, TEXAS - Authorities have identified the man killed Wednesday night in a plane crash near Pearland Regional Airport.

Officials with the Texas Department of Public Safety say Jared Ryan, 36, of Houston, was the only person in a small plane that crashed during takeoff just before 6 p.m. Wednesday near the airport.

National Transportation Safety Board and Federal Aviation Administration officials are investigating the crash.

(© 2016 KHOU)


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