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1 killed in Texas after 2 planes collide in midair

One person was killed after two airplanes collided in midair in Walker County just outside of Houston, Texas on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011.
August 14, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
One person was killed after two airplanes collided in midair in Walker County just outside of Houston, Texas.

Witnesses said they spotted several small planes making formations in the air. Then, they said one plane went beneath another one and they collided.

That sparked a fire in the air and both planes went down.

One of the planes crashed, killing the pilot.

The other landed safely and the pilot escaped with burns on his arms.

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the crash.


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