Plane Crash

Downed Plane

PLANE CRASH – A plane landed in the median of Hwy 59 just south of Diboll on Friday morning at approximately 7:45 a.m. According to DPS, the Cessna 421B twin-engine took off from the Angelina County airport and was on its way to Houston. After takeoff, the plane experienced some type of mechanical issue and went down and then skidded into the median The pilot is Edd Campbell Hendee of Houston. He and his two passengers were taken to a Lufkin hospital for treatment.According to CHI St. Luke's Memorial Hospital spokeswoman Yana Ogletree, Hendee was flown to a Houston hospital. He is in stable condition. Photo courtesy of Josiah Braglin