New information has been released in the plane crash that killed a Lubbock physician on December 17th.
Dr. Mike Marshall was piloting a small plane that crashed in Yellowhouse Canyon, shortly after takeoff from Slaton Municipal Airport. The National Transportation Safety Board has released witness statements. They say the plane rotated upon lift-off and then the canopy popped open. Another witness saw the pilot attempt to turn the plane around before it crashed into a ball of flames.
The exact cause of the crash has not been determined.
Lubbock Doctor Dies in Plane Crash Near Slaton
Members of the Lubbock medical community are mourning the loss of a colleague who was killed in a single plane crash near Slaton Friday.