Hereford man dies in plane crash

Courtesy of The Dickinson County News
Courtesy of The Dickinson County News
Courtesy of The Dickinson County News
Courtesy of The Dickinson County News
Courtesy of Dickinson County Emergency Management
Courtesy of Dickinson County Emergency Management
Geary Gearn
Geary Gearn

Kristen Guilfoos
NewsChannel 10

Hereford, Texas - A man from Hereford has died after his small plane crashes in Milford, Iowa.

67-year-old Geary Gearn was flying just before 2pm Wednesday afternoon when his plane crashed into a field.

We're told he was leaving St. Paul, Minnesota and called his wife at noon saying he'd be back home in Hereford around four.

He owned Gearn, Inc. in Hereford that employs around thirty people. The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the incident.

He leaves behind a wife of forty years, two children and three grand-children.