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The crash of a vintage military aircraft in California leaves the pilot dead, officials say



The pilot of a vintage military aircraft was killed when the plane crashed on Saturday in the mountains north of Los Angeles.

The Los Angeles County Fire Department announced in a press release that the crash happened at 2:40 pm in the Santa Susana Mountains north of Porter Ranch.

An LAFD rescue helicopter carrying an ambulance to the scene discovered aircraft wreckage in "remote terrain."

According to FAA officials

the paramedics found the pilot dead on the debris field. Officials said he was the only passenger in the plane at the time, and no fire was reported at the crash site.

  The pilot of a single-engined Nanchang CJ-6A aircraft of 1979 was killed when the plane crashed north on Saturday in Los Angeles.

Pilot of a single-engined 1979 Nanchang CJ-6A aircraft was killed when the plane crashed north of Los Angeles on Saturday.
(Los Angeles Fire Department)

The aircraft involved in the crash was a 1979 single-engined Nanchang CJ-6A aircraft, which featured a replica of the US military badge. However, this type of aircraft was actually a basic military trainer aircraft built in China.

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<img src = "https://a57.foxnews.com/static.foxnews.com/foxnews.com/content/uploads/2019/06/640/320/vintageplanecrash2.jpg?ve=1&tl=1" alt = "The Los Angeles Fire Department said a paramedic had found the pilot dead on the debris field where the plane had crashed in the Santa Susana Mountains. Aircraft crashed in the Santa Susana Mountains.
(FOX11)

"It is believed that over 10,600 of all types were built," notes the group. "An unknown number remains in military service around the world and over 200 are in private hands."

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The LAFD said the pilot's identity was not immediately publicized. The crash is being investigated by the National Transportation Safety Board.


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