Plane crash in Texas kills 10 people
Updated 12:35, 01-Jul-2019

Two flight crew and eight passengers died when a small plane crashed Sunday morning near Dallas, U.S. state of Texas. 

According to authorities, the plane crash set a hangar on fire at Addison Airport, about 25 km north of downtown Dallas. The fire destroyed the aircraft.

The crash happened at 9:10 a.m. local time shortly after the twin-engine small plane took off. 

The plane carrying 10 people was heading for St. Petersburg, Florida, Vice Chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Bruce Landsberg said.

Authorities have not released any information about the identities of the victims. 

NTSB is conducting further investigation into the reason for the crash. 

(with inputs from agencies)