A small aircraft heading to Indiana crashed in the area near Lake Oconee, Georgia, claiming the lives of a family with two small children, aged 4 and 6.
Local media reported that the plane went down about 3:15 p.m., crashing in a wooden area north of Eatonton. According to Sheriff Howard Sills, the plane was flying from Williston, Florida, to New Castle, Indiana, to attend a funeral.
Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills has provided a picture of a plane wreck moments after it crashed in Eatonton earlier today. Sills confirms there were no survivors of the crash. Our thoughts and prayer go out to family and loved ones. ❤️— WGXA (@WGXAnews) June 5, 2020
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The Federal Aviation Administration, alongside with the National Transportation Safety Board, has launched an investigation into the crash.