Five dead in Georgia plane crash

12:42 PM, Feb 21, 2013   |    comments
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THOMSON, Georgia (WAGT) -- Five people are dead after a plane crash at Georgia's Thomson-McDuffie County Airport.

Two survivors were transported via helicopter to the hospital.

"Shortly after 8 o'clock tonight the 911 Center received a call advising that there was a loud burst out by the airport. Approximately a minute or two later we learned that a plane crashed. Upon arrival we found the plane is totally destroyed. Debris is all over the place," said McDuffie County Sheriff Marshall.

Federal investigators are on the scene.

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