Identity Released of Pilot Killed in Paulding County Plane Crash


October 23, 2018

PAULDING COUNTY, GA. – October 16, 2018 (patch.com) The identity has been released of a pilot who was killed in a plane crash October 13 in Paulding County, Georgia, according to an online news report from patch.com.*

The single-engine plane was reportedly flying from Gainesville, Florida, to Calhoun, Georgia, and crashed on Lucas Lane in Paulding County, near the Bartow County line. The crash occurred in the afternoon of October 13, and the pilot was the only person on board the plane when it crashed. The pilot has now been identified as 70-year-old Paul Lewis Deep, of Middleburg, Florida. 

It is not yet clear how the crash occurred. At approximately 3:45 p.m., the Paulding County Sheriff’s Department responded to a call about damage to the large transmission power lines that come from Plant Bowen. A deputy went to the scene and did not see anything amiss besides the damaged power lines. When Georgia Power responded, they searched the heavily wooded area on an ATV and discovered the crashed aircraft. 

The National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Aviation Administration are conducting an investigation into the incident and have not provided additional information to the public at this time. 

The Paulding crash becomes one of several deadly plane crashes to occur in Georgia recently. On August 25, a plane crash in Emanuel County, Georgia, left four people dead and one seriously injured. Five people aboard a Cessna 182A had just taken off for a skydiving lesson. The plane, owned by Statesboro, Georgia, skydiving company Jump Place, crashed at the East Georgia Regional Airport.

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