Pilot walks away with minor injuries after vintage plane crashes near Fredericksburg

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FREDERICKSBURG, Texas (KXAN) — A pilot walked away with minor injuries after a plane crash near Fredericksburg Wednesday, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety.

According to a Federal Aviation Administration spokesperson, the plane was a vintage Boeing Stearman biplane.

He said the plane lost engine power and crashed shortly after taking off from a private ranch airstrip around 9 a.m. near FM 2323 and Cherry Springs Road.

The pilot was the only occupant in the plane.

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