Vintage plane crashes at Anoka County-Blaine Airport

The aircraft appears to be a vintage military plane.
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Emergency responders are on the scene of a plane crash at Anoka County-Blaine Airport.

Images taken from the scene show what looks like a historic military plane has crashed on the airfield, with flames coming from the craft.

There are no details at this stage of any injuries. This story will be updated as more information comes in.

The traffic camera image above from Minnesota 511 shows several emergency vehicles at the scene.

KARE 11 is reporting that the pilot was taken by air ambulance to Hennepin County Medical Center with serious injuries.

The plane is a Korean War-era T-28B owned by an aviation company in Ham Lake the station adds.

Nate Mussell, who saw the plane shortly before it crashed, said on Twitter that it was "banking sideways at a pretty steep angle."

The next thing he saw was smoke and people getting out of their cars.

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The Metropolitan Airports Commission says the airport near to the National Sports Center in Blaine handles more than 74,000 takeoffs and landings each year.

There are 377 aircraft based at the airport, also known as Jane's Field, which underwent recent improvements including an extension and widening of its east-west runway.

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