Pilot in Ellis County Plane Crash Identified | NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Pilot in Ellis County Plane Crash Identified



    A homebuilt biplane crashed at a rural North Texas airport Saturday, killing its pilot.

    A Federal Aviation Administration statement revealed that the crash happened shortly before 5 p.m. at Mid-Way Regional Airport in Midlothian, about 25 miles south of Dallas.
    Trooper James Colunga, with the Texas Department of Public Safety, identified the pilot as the aircraft owner, 49-year-old James Edward Doyle, of Arlington.
    Witnesses told the FAA that the pilot of the single-engine Skybolt biplane was performing aerobatic maneuvers over the airport runway when the aircraft crashed.