Galveston Ultralight Crash Kills Pilot

Wednesday, October 9, 2013
By George Hatcher


After 11am near Santa Fe on Oct 8, 2013, Roger Brown’s first flight on the ultra-light 67 killed him. The ultralight plane crashed in Galveston County, tearing the tail off.

Brown took off from his property. According to witnesses, he was looking for somewhere to land when he crashed in an unincorporated area Santa Fe. Brown had radio equipment aboard but apparently had no time to send out a mayday.

The Galveston County Sheriff Office and the Santa Fe police responded to the scene

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