HOOD COUNTY –The identity of the pilot killed last weekend in a small-plane crash has been released.

The Texas Department of Public Safety said James B. Coffield, 71, of Weatherford, was the pilot and sole occupant of the plane.

Wreckage of rhe Beechcraft BE33 plane was found Sunday about three miles from the Granbury airport. It is believed the plane crash sometime Saturday near FM Road 4 and County Road 2580 in Hood County.

The cause of the crash is under investigation by the FAA and National Transportation and Safety Board.

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