New details released following deadly plane crash in Ector County

New details released following deadly plane crash in Ector County
Photo of plane that crashed into a silo in Ector County Wednesday night (Source: KWES)

ECTOR COUNTY, TX (KWES) - More details about Wednesday night's deadly plane crash have been released.

DPS Troopers said the pilot, Clayton Ray Chennault, 46, of Goldsmith, Texas, was flying east when he crashed the Cessna 150K aircraft into a concrete silo just before 11 p.m.

According to the Federal Aviation Administration, the plane involved in the crash was owned by LM Air Patrol Service, Inc. in Midland, Texas.

Chennault was pronounced dead at the scene.

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