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Amjad Sultan, 40, Russell Reina, 67, Jessicka Argueta, 11, and Erika Ayala-Argueta, 7, killed in plane crash at Navasota Municipal Airport in Navasota, Texas
At least four people are dead after a plane crash at the Navasota Municipal Airport, according to law enforcement. Grimes County Sheriff Don Sowell tells News 3 the aircraft that crashed is at the south end of the runway.
The victims have been identified as pilot Amjad Sultan, 40; flight instructor Russell Reina, 67; and passengers Jessicka Argueta, 11, and Erika Ayala-Argueta, 7.
The passengers were the daughters of Sultan’s girlfriend, according to a family member.
Morris Ayala is the biological father of the girls and says he never would have let them fly with an inexperienced pilot. He and Argueta are separated. He didn't find out about the death of his children till he came to Argueta's apartment to pick them up Sunday afternoon.