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Officials identify 2 dead after plane crash in Roberts County

2 dead after plane crash in Roberts County (Source: Trey Webb with Flap-Air Helicopter, via the...
2 dead after plane crash in Roberts County (Source: Trey Webb with Flap-Air Helicopter, via the Canadian Record)(Trey Webb with Flap-Air Helicopter via the Canadian Record | Trey Webb with Flap-Air Helicopter via the Canadian Record)
Updated: Feb. 15, 2019 at 12:13 PM CST
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ROBERTS COUNTY, TX (KFDA) - Officials have identified the pilot and passenger that died after a plane crash in Roberts County on Friday morning.

According to DPS Spokesperson Cindy Barkley, a plane crashed in Roberts County this morning east of Quarter Horse Road and west of Jim Waterfield Lake, 11 miles west of Canadian.

DPS officials confirmed two fatalities related to the crash.

The pilot, 75-year-old Carmel 'Charles’ Azzopardi, and the passenger, 49-year-old Paula Azzopardi, both of Amarillo, died as a result of the crash.

The FAA is set to arrive on scene today to investigate the crash and NTSB will arrive tomorrow morning.

DPS Troopers are securing the scene until FAA and NTSB arrive.

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