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Plane Crashes Into San Antonio Neighborhood, Kills 3

Three people died when a four-seat plane crashed just northwest of the San Antonio International Airport on the evening of Dec. 1. 

The group took off from Sugar Land Regional Airport near Houston at 5:16 p.m., and the crash was reported around 6:35 p.m. by the San Antonio Fire Department.

Robert Womble, 38, is believed to have been piloting the single engine Piper PA-24 Comanche on Sunday.

The Bexar County Medical Examiner has identified a 71-year-old woman passenger as Maureen Garrow — a commercial pilot and instructor. The third victim was 22-year-old Eric Naranjo. 

All three died instantly when the single engine plane nose-dived into the 600 block of West Rhapsody Drive on Sunday.

San Antonio fire officials said the plane, en route from Sugarland to Boerne, reported engine trouble before the crash.

Guest: Bruce Selcraig, staff writer for the San Antonio Express-News

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*This interview was recorded on Wednesday, Dec. 4.

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