Two presumed dead in Liberty County plane crash

Liberty County sheriff's deputies say two people are presumed dead after a plane stalled and crashed in the Trinity River Saturday evening. The crash happened about a mile from Highway 105 around 7 p.m.

One witness says it looked like the pilot was doing tricks when something went wrong.

"He went up to a certain height, then he came straight down doing a barrel roll. I heard the engine stop and the next thing I knew, he crashed into the river," said Joann Gaines, who saw the crash happen.

Investigators aren't sure how many people were on board the plane when it went down.

Stay with 12News for the latest on this developing story.

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