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Vintage World War II plane crashes near Texas apartments

/ 08:43 AM November 18, 2018
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A WWII era P-51 Mustang (top) and an F-22 Raptor do a fly-by during the airshow at Joint Andrews Air Base in Maryland on September 16, 2017. AFP

FREDERICKSBURG, Texas, United States — The FAA says a vintage World War II small plane with two people aboard has crashed into the parking lot of an apartment complex in Fredericksburg, Texas.

Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Lynn Lunsford says the aircraft was destroyed and several automobiles damaged.

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He did not say what happened to the two people on board.

The World War II P-51D Mustang fighter crashed at about 3:15 p.m. Saturday.

FAA investigators are on their way to the crash site.

Fredericksburg is about 70 miles (113 kilometers) north of San Antonio. /cbb

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