Kerrville crash kills six Houstonians

Six Houstonians were killed when a small plane crashed on a ranch in Kerrville...

"It's a pretty open area; there's no trees but it is very rocky, very hilly."

Texas DPS Sergeant Orlando Moreno says the plane had taken off Monday morning from the West Houston Airport.Family and friends are already missing their loved ones...

"I loved the man, I will tell you that.He was generous to a fault."

Bob Fuller tells out TV partner KPRC Channel-2 he was a friend of the pilot, identified as 65-year old Jeffrey Carl Weiss.He was a local businessman and philanthropist.

"He's as meticulous a pilot as I've ever flown with; exceedingly safe, safety-conscious."

The FAA is still looking into the cause of the crash.Eyewitnesses say it appeared thetwin-engine Beechcraft BE58 was flying too low and was descending too fast.

Here are the people who were killed, according to authorities:

Jeffrey Carl Weiss, 65, of Houston (pilot)

Stuart Roben Kensinger, 55, of Houston

Angela Webb Kensinger, 54, of Houston

Mark Damien Scioneaux, 58, of Houston

Scott Reagan Miller, 55, of Houston

Marc Tellepsen, 45, of Houston

The plane is registered to Weiss.

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