At approximately 5:20 pm emergency crews from across Huntsville responded to a plane crash in the pasture near the TDCJ Holiday Unit.
According to the FAA, 1971 Piper PA-28 Cherokee was registered to an individual out of Coldspring.
The preliminary report from the FAA says that the aircraft lost power on approach to the Huntsville Regional Airport, and made an emergency landing inside the prison property.
Both the pilot and an instructor were able to walk away from the incident.
This story will he updated when more information becomes available.