Two killed after vintage plane crashes in Fredericksburg

Police are investigating a deadly plane crash in Fredericksburg. 

Two people were onboard the vintage airplane at the time, both were killed in the crash.

One of the victims involved was a veteran, according to the National Museum of the Pacific War.

According to the Gillespie County Sheriff's Office, the plane crash happened in the afternoon of Saturday, November 17, 2018. Terrance Baber, a FOX 7 viewer, says the crash happened in the parking lot of the Friendship Place Apartments in the 700 block of South Creek Street. 

 

 

The airplane involved in the accident was a North American P-51D, according to NTSB. 

 

 

P-51D, also known as a North American Aviation P-51 Mustang, is an American long-range, single-seat fighter and fighter-bomber used during World War II and the Korean War by American soldiers. 

The National Museum of the Pacific War in Fredericksburg was having their November WWII Pacific Combat Program show at the time of the plane crash. According to their website, the show educates the visitors on the equipment and weapons used by both forces during WWII in the Pacific.

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