Officials lost contact with the plane sometime around 4:50 pm. Although no official cause for the crash has been determined there was bad weather at the time in Cochran County.
“There was a severe storm at the time of that aircraft mishap,” said meteorologist Matt Ziebell with the Lubbock office of National Weather Service. “It could have produced any conditions of wind or turbulence.”
It was a single-engine plane headed from Aspen Colorado to Brenham, Texas.
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