01:22 GMT21 September 2020
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    The small single-engine plane with five family members aboard, including two siblings aged 4 and 6, was heading to Indiana, according to local media reports.

    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.

    ​The Federal Aviation Administration, alongside with the National Transportation Safety Board, has launched an investigation into the crash.

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