facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

5 dead in small jet crash in Ga.

Feb. 21, 2013 at 12:05 AM   |   Comments

THOMSON, Ga., Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Five people were killed Wednesday when a small jet crashed in McDuffie County, Ga., officials said.

A Hawker Beechcraft 390/Premier I jet crashed about 8:30 p.m. when the pilot overshot the runway at Thomson-McDuffie Regional Airport, WXIA-TV, Atlanta, reported.

The pilot and a male passenger survived, the TV station said.

The plane, which was traveling from Nashville, ended up in a field near Thomson about a mile east of the airport.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Poland's Komorowski wants U.N to block Russian influence Poland's Komorowski wants U.N to block Russian influence
2
Ferguson cop testifies before grand jury about Michael Brown shooting Ferguson cop testifies before grand jury about Michael Brown shooting
3
Jon Stewart criticizes NFL for actions against Adrian Peterson Jon Stewart criticizes NFL for actions against Adrian Peterson
4
Maria Shriver and Arnold Schwarzenegger's divorce will finally be finalized Maria Shriver and Arnold Schwarzenegger's divorce will finally be finalized
5
Nazi death camp gas chambers discovered Nazi death camp gas chambers discovered
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback