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The plane involved in the crash was a P-51 Mustang, a World War II-era fighter, called the "Galloping Ghost."
Witnesses described the scene as chaotic, with one witness telling The Associated Press (09/16/11) that even people who were still alive were missing body parts. Fifty-six people were taken to hospital in emergency vehicles although others were taken to by private vehicle and were not counted among the injured. Of those taken to hospital by emergency vehicle, 15 were in critical condition.
According to reports, the plane crashed into the area in front of the grandstand at around 4:30 pm. The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the crash.