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Emergency Crews Find Plane That Crashed Near San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO — At least one person was killed in the crash of a World War II-style aircraft that crashed near San Antonio in a large wooded area owned by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.

San Antonio fire spokeswoman Deborah Foster says emergency crews reported no survivors at the site of the downed aircraft in Government Canyon State Natural Area, about 30 miles northwest of San Antonio. She said crew members were not certain about the number of people killed as the aircraft was a two-seater.

Initial reports indicate that the plane crashed around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. Crews searching the 12,000-acre-plus natural area from a helicopter for debris found the downed plane described by a Federal Aviation Administration spokesman as an experimental Thunder Mustang kit plane resembling a P-51 Mustang single-engine fighter aircraft.