OHP: Pilot Dies In Aircraft Collision On Lake Texoma

Friday, January 30th 2015, 3:36 pm
By: News 9

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol (OHP) released details Friday regarding a fatal aircraft collision at Alberta Creek on Lake Texoma in Marshall County Wednesday.

OHP reported a 51-year-old man was flying a fixed wing single engine aircraft on Jan. 28. Witnesses told authorities the pilot was making a right turn flying about 25 feet off the water and crashed into the water at an angle and was ejected from the aircraft.

The victim and the aircraft were recovered using sonar equipment about two miles east of Alberta Creek Marina.

OHP said the seatbelt was equipped but not in use. Next of kid was notified.