Two die in north Georgia plane crash

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CHATSWORTH, Ga. (AP) - Authorities are investigating a plane crash in north Georgia that killed two people and seriously injured a third person.

Murray County Sheriff Howard Ensley told WRCB-TV that a Cessna SkyHawk crashed around 10:45 p.m. Friday near Highway 225 south of Chatsworth.

Witnesses said the plane circled before crashing into the ground near a driveway. Two people were killed and a third person was flown to Erlanger Medical Center for treatment. Their names were not immediately released.

Resident Barbie Cochran said the plane came through her son's yard and hit some trees while her children were playing hide-and-seek.

Records show the plane took off from Florida and was headed to Chattanooga, Tenn.

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FallingLeaves 09/25/10 - 04:04 pm
Whoa. Close call! Hug those

Whoa. Close call! Hug those kids! Sad to hear that lives were lost in the crash.

Fiat_Lux 09/25/10 - 04:05 pm
Hope they weren't on their

Hope they weren't on their way to Sewanee.

usafvet 09/25/10 - 06:27 pm
Being a pilot, I always

Being a pilot, I always wonder what problems the pilot may have been having. Best to wait for the reports although they take some time. I'm very happy that the injuries/death was minimized. Could have been much worse crashing in a neighborhood.

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