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Small Plane Makes Hard Landing Into Field South Of Ralph M. Hall Rockwall Municipal Airport

ROCKWALL, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) - A small plane made a hard landing or emergency landing just beyond the runway at an airport in Rockwall on Dec. 9.

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(credit: Chopper 11)

The plane went down just south of the Ralph M. Hall Rockwall Municipal Airport into a field. It's listed as Piper PA-28-180 - a fixed-wing single engine aircraft, according to an FAA database.

Rockwall Police said that the plane had three occupants and was unable to stop before the end of the runway.

One of the occupants was treated and released on scene, and none were taken to the hospital. Video from Chopper 11 showed a man appearing to be the pilot checking out the aircraft.

There is no word on what caused the incident.

The Texas Department of Public Safety and Federal Aviation Administration are investigating the crash.

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