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T-51 Mustang

A replica of a World War II-era Mustang fighter plane flipped over as the pilot tired to land in a field in DeKalb County on Dec. 11, 2012. The pilot survived, but firefighters had to cut the plane open to free him. (Credit: CBS)

Pilot Survives Small Plane Crash In DeKalb County

A vintage World War II fighter plane crashed in DeKalb County Tuesday afternoon. Police said the pilot was alert and talking to emergency workers.

CBS Chicago–12/11/2012