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Four People Injured After Plane Crashes in Lamar County, Georgia


November 27, 2018

LAMAR COUNTY, GA. – According to an online news report from fox5atlanta.com, four people were injured after a small plane crashed in Lamar County, Georgia. The plane apparently suffered a mechanical failure.*

The crash occurred shortly before 11 a.m. on November 17. An airplane had attempted to take off in Redbone Run off of Community House Road in Lamar County. Redbone Run is a small flying community. The plane somehow crashed into a wooded area shortly after takeoff. 

Upon arrival at the scene, Lamar County Sheriff’s deputies learned from the pilot that the plane had suffered some kind of mechanical failure, veered left, then crash landed in the woods. The pilot and three passengers were still in the plane when emergency crews arrived, and all four were transported to Macon Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. They have not been identified. 

Local authorities and the Federal Aviation Administration will investigate to determine what occurred during the flight. No additional information has been released at this time. 

This was the second small plane crash to occur in Georgia on November 17. One person died and another was injured the night of November 17 in a plane crash in Gainesville, Georgia. The crash occurred at approximately 7 p.m. at Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport in Gainesville. The 2015 Lancair International Legacy RG single-engine airplane was registered to 68-year-old Robert Alberhasky, of Cumming, Georgia. Alberhasky is believed to have been the pilot of the plane on November 17 and died in the crash.

A passenger in the airplane was seriously injured but is said to be in stable condition at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. The passenger has been identified as 69-year-old Mark Lewis, of Flowery Branch, Georgia. The cause of this crash has also not been released, and the FAA is investigating.

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Sources:

https://www.wsbtv.com/news/local/hall-county/breaking-2-critical-after-plane-crash-at-gainesville-airport/874674718
http://www.fox5atlanta.com/news/small-plane-crash-in-georgia-sends-4-to-hospital

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