At least one dead after small plane crashes in Johnson County, fire officials say


It’s unknown at this time how many people were on board and what led up to the crash.

GODLEY, Texas — An 18-year-old man was killed after the small plane he was flying crashed and then erupted into flames Wednesday night in Johnson County, officials said.

The crash was reported just before 9 p.m. in the 8600 block of FM 4 , about nine miles northwest of the Cleburne Airport, Godley Fire Department officials said in an update.

Texas Department of Public Safety officials said the pilot, Jon Diego Monreal, of Crowley, died in the crash.

His plane, a single-engine Cessna 150L, appeared to run out of fuel before crashing in a field around 8:35 p.m., officials said. There were no passengers on the flight.

The Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the crash.

More information about the crash was not released.