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4 Passengers Dead in Fiery Plane Crash at DeKalb-Peachtree Airport in Atlanta

4 Passengers Dead in Fiery Plane Crash at DeKalb-Peachtree Airport in Atlanta

All four passengers aboard a small plane have died after the aircraft crashed just after takeoff from an Atlanta airport.

On Friday afternoon, 약 1:10 오후. 현지 시각, a single-engine Cessna 210 crashed at DeKalb-Peachtree Airport, 에 따르면 Federal Aviation Administration (약간의).

캡틴. Jaeson Daniels with the DeKalb County Fire Rescue confirmed to CNN that all four people aboard the plane died in the accident. Identities of the crash victims have not yet been released.

After crashing, the small plane caught fire and large flames and smoke were able to be seen at the crash site, 여우 5 보고.

와 말하기 애틀랜타 저널-헌법 from the scene, Daniels told the publication that at least 15 local firefighters who were stationed at the airport ran onto the runway and put the fire out quickly.

4 Dead in Fiery Plane Crash at Peachtree-DeKalb Airport in Atlanta

4 Dead in Fiery Plane Crash at Peachtree-DeKalb Airport in Atlanta
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An eyewitness at the scene told WSB-TV 2 that the aircraftwas taking off, went straight up, and it took a hard right and hit the ground.

The next thing we know we just saw a fireball. The whole plane went up in fire,” the onlooker added. Another person at the scene, Keith Berry, told FOX 5 that the incidenthappened pretty fast.

“[The plane] crashed, it landed, and I don’t know if it was just a hard landing but it flipped and then it caught fire,” the individual detailed.

The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board are currently conducting an investigation, 당 AP 통신. A cause for the crash has not immediately been determined.