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Report: Tupelo man survives Texas plane crash

A pilot from Tupelo is reportedly in serious condition following a plane crash in west Texas.

Posted: Oct. 27, 2017 8:08 PM
Updated: Oct. 27, 2017 8:08 PM

OLTON, Texas (WTVA) – A pilot from Tupelo is reportedly in serious condition following a plane crash in west Texas.

According to KCBD in Lubbock, 23-year-old Joshua Kyle Hollis of Tupelo survived the single-engine plane crash Tuesday morning just west of Olton.

The Department of Public Safety says Hollis was piloting the plane.

According to The Olton Enterprise, the single-engine crop duster crashed into a field around 8:30 a.m.

Witnesses said the pilot was able to get out of the plane, which was on fire.

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