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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.

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