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1 Killed, 1 Injured in Small Plane Crash

MCRAE, Ga. (AP) -- Authorities are investigating what caused a single engine plane crash that killed one and left another injured in McRae Wednesday.

Authorities identified the victim as pilot 60-year-old Daniel Joseph Marnell, of Douglasville. A passenger, 63-year-old Joseph Thomas Vance, of Carrolton, was airlifted to a Macon hospital with unspecified injuries.

Federal Aviation Administration authorities say the crash happened around 9:30 a.m. as the plane prepared to approach the Telfair-Wheeler Airport. The plane was flying from West Georgia Regional Airport, in Carollton, to the Telfair location.

An FAA spokeswoman says the crash involved a single engine
Cessna 182.


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