Robert Gruss and Kenneth Tuttle Killed in Plane-Paraglider Crash on Bowser in Fort Bend County

Robert Gruss and Kenneth Tuttle Killed in Plane-Paraglider Crash on Bowser in Fort Bend County

Robert Gruss and Kenneth Tuttle Killed in Fort Bend County Plane-Paraglider Crash on Bowser

Fort Bend County, Texas (December 22, 2021) – Two people were killed Tuesday morning in a plane-paraglider crash in Fort Bend County, according to the authorities.

The fatal crash happened around 9:40 a.m., December 21, in the 3500 block of Bowser.

Authorities said a single-engine Cessna 208 plane had taken off from Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston and was headed to Regional Airport when it collided with a paraglider midair.

The paraglider landed in the yard of a home while the plane crashed nearby.

The pilot, Robert Gruss, 35, was killed in the crash.

The paraglider, 51-year-old Kenneth Tuttle, was also killed in the crash.

No other details were available.

The authorities are investigating the crash.

We pass our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Robert Gruss and Kenneth Tuttle.

Most plane crashes are often caused by malfunctioning parts, communication problems, and pilot error. The outcome of these crashes is devastating.

If you have lost a loved one in a plane crash, it is important that you contact a wrongful death lawyer who will help you with your case.

Contact our law firm, Joel A. Gordon and Associates, for a free consultation.

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The information for this article was obtained from public media and is for informational purposes. We understand this is a difficult time for the family of those affected by a tragic accident, and we offer our sincere condolences. While the idea of hiring a law firm may not feel appropriate at this time, as a public service we like to advise family of the following:
1. In some cases it may be very important to immediately begin securing evidence, including but not limited to photos of skid marks, photos of property damage, witness statements, the actual vehicle or other property involved in the incident, and other critical evidence before its disappears.
2. In Texas it is illegal for anyone to contact the family by telephone or in-person to convince the family to hire a law firm or attorney unless the family contacted the law firm or attornay first.
3. Under Texas law, wrongful death actions can be brought by a spouse (husband or wife), child (son or daughter), or parent (mother or father). A claim can also be brought on behalf of the deceased estate. the statute of limitations in Texas for wrongful death is two years from the date of the incident.