Officials Identify Pilot, Passenger Who Died in Roberts County Plane Crash


Two people are dead following a plane crash in Roberts County.

According to DPS, a Cessna C421 crashed east of Quarter Horse Rd. and west of Waterfield Lake, just west of the Hemphill County Line.

DPS said the pilot and passenger have been identified as Carmel Azzopardi, 75, and Paula Azzopardi, 49, both of Amarillo.

The FAA is scheduled to arrive on scene within the hour to start the official crash investigation. The NTSB is set to arrive sometime tomorrow morning.

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