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Pilot dies in crash of small plane in North Texas

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Posted: Jun 29, 2014 3:08 PM

Updated: Jun 29, 2014 3:08 PM

MIDLOTHIAN, Texas (AP) A homebuilt biplane crashed at a rural North Texas airport, killing its pilot.

A Federal Aviation Administration statement says the crash happened shortly before 5 p.m. Saturday at Mid-Way Regional Airport in Midlothian, about 25 miles south of Dallas. Witnesses told the FAA that the pilot of the single-engine Skybolt biplane was performing aerobatic maneuvers over the airport runway when the aircraft crashed.

The identity of the pilot hasn't been released.

Topics: TX--Plane Crash-Ellis County

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