Federal officials say a deadly plane crash in western Georgia was caused by two small aircraft colliding in midair.
The Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement that two single-engine planes collided over the West Georgia Regional Airport. The crash happened just before 11 a.m. Wednesday in Carroll County, about 45 miles west of Atlanta.
WSB-TV reports Bud Benefield, a deputy fire chief for Carroll County, confirmed three people died in the crash.
The FAA says it’s investigating the crash.
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