Midland teen and father killed in plane crash
A Midland teen and his father have been identified as the victims of Thursday's plane crash.
According to DPS, 16-year-old Gavyn Cooper and 39-year-old John Cooper were in a Cirruss SR22 when it crashed shortly after taking off from the Midland International Airport.
Gavyn was a student at Midland High School and was a quarterback for the Bulldogs.
Trinity School of Midland released the following statement on their passing:
The NTSB has taken over the investigation of the crash with assistance from the FAA. The cause of the crash has not been determined at this time.