Flames engulf aircraft seconds after impact



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Moments after a plane sputtered, shook and slammed into a Greenwood neighborhood, three people tried desperately to save the pilot and co-pilot inside.

A police officer and two others ran to the smoking wreckage of the small plane and pulled the co-pilot out. They ran back again, this time to get the pilot. But in the seconds it took them to return, the plane was engulfed in flames.

They tried getting through the fire. They used a garden hose to try to douse the flames. They believed the pilot was alive.

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