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  • Sad. But hopefully all aboard will survive.

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    The plane, a C-47 vintage plane called the "Bluebonnet Belle," crashed during take off, according to the Commemorative Air Force.

    The Commemorative Air Force own the plane, which was heading to Oshkosh for an airshow.

    All 13 people on board were able to exit the aircraft, according to the Burnet County Sheriff's Office.

    One person was airlifted by helicopter to with significant burn injuries to the San Antonio burn unit, according to a spokesperson with the Commemorative Air Force.

    The aircraft caught on fire and ignited nearby grass. Fire fighters were able to extinguish the fire.

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  • Sounds like everybody got off the plane, and maybe only 1 seriously burned/injured.

    Those old planes are a treasure, but I guess they don't last forever.
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  • It's always very sad to see the loss of a vintage aircraft. I'm glad to hear everyone survived.
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