By Philippe Djegal - email
MINEOLA, TX (KLTV) - A 65-year-old pilot failed to land his aircraft multiple times at the Mineola Airport at Wisener Field, the plane stalled and eventually crashed in a nearby stock pond.
Witnesses say the pilot, Johnny Ray Hearon, was inexperienced and was unfamiliar with the aircraft.
Hearon lived through the crash, but he killed a cow in the process.
Hearon was airlifted to ETMC in Tyler and is being treated for a broken leg and some bruises and cuts he sustained to the head.