Deputies: Four dead in plane crash in Spring Branch

This is footage from a viewer just moments after the plane crashed.

A single engine plane crashed Saturday afternoon in Spring Branch and killed four people, according to the Comal County Sheriff's Office.

According to the FAA, a single-engine Piper PA-24 plane with a four people aboard crashed into the parking lot of Strutty's Feed and Pet Supply on the 4800 block of U.S. Hwy. 281 North shortly after 12:30 p.m. It crashed after departing from Kestrel Air Park.

A friend of the family told KENS 5 that the victims were a family of four. Scott Galloway was on board with his wife, Heather, and their two children, eight-year-old Cheyenne and ten-year-old Clayton, according to the friend.

A different family friend told KENS 5 that Scott left behind two other children, who are 16 and 18.

Comal Independent School District confirmed Heather Galloway worked as a bus driver for the school district since 2014. A family friend said she chose that line of work to be closer to her children.

Those who knew Scott Galloway said he loved airplanes since he was a kid and at one point even traveled to Afghanistan as a contractor to work on military planes for nine months as a mechanic. Over the years Galloway also owned several of his own businesses, including in construction and a paintless dent removal business.

His friends told Eyewitness News Galloway worked full time as he went to pilot school at night earning his license four years ago. His friends also added last year Galloway bought his own plane and the family would go on trips together frequently.

FAA investigators and the National Transportation Safety Board have both been notified. The NTSB began their investigation Sunday morning.


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