The pilot of the aircraft was uninjured as he was pulled from the plane before flames consumed it, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
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An aerial video posted to Twitter shows the plane — much of it missing — engulfed in flames, one wing hanging over the highway divider. No vehicles were affected by the crash.
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The plane is reportedly a North American AT-6, which are often used in air shows. This one was painted to resemble old German planes and belonged to the Condor Squadron, a group that performs in airshows, memorial services, and other events, according to Condor Squadron president Chris Rushing.