One dead in plane crash near Vernon

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DPS Troopers are investigating an airplane crash that killed one person, around 1 p.m. Sunday afternoon.

The crash happened west of the Wilbarger County Airport, near Vernon, Texas.

DPS Troopers said there were passengers on the plane but the pilot is the only one who died. The pilot was flying a civilian vintage military aircraft.

The pilot has not yet been identified.

The Federal Aviation Administration has been notified and will conduct an investigation.

We will continue to update this article when more information becomes available. 

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