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2 remain hospitalized after plane crash

June 16, 2013 at 1:16 a.m.
Updated June 17, 2013 at 1:17 a.m.


Two men remained in the hospital Sunday after a plane crash at the Victoria Regional Airport.

The pilot, Burnl Wilkerson, 58, of Houston, was flown to Memorial Hermann Hospital after Saturday's crash and was in serious condition in a regular room Sunday, according to a hospital spokesman.

Rupom Sajib, 30, of California, was flown to University Hospital in San Antonio on Saturday and was in stable condition in the intensive care unit Sunday, said a hospital spokeswoman. His name was originally reported by authorities as Sajib Rupollia.

Daniel Nghien, 50, of Houston, was treated at Citizens Medical Center and released Saturday.

Roland Herwig, a spokesman for the Federal Aviation Administration in Oklahoma City, said the plane's engine lost power soon after it departed the Victoria airport.

Keith Holloway, a spokesman for the the National Transportation Safety Board, said no new information on the crash investigation was available Sunday.

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