Pilot and passenger are killed when a small plane crashes into an empty apartment complex shortly after taking off in Georgia
- A Piper PA-28 aircraft crashed into the Clairmont Hills Townhouses in Georgia
- Two people aboard the plane from Dekalb-Peachtree were killed
- According to the researchers, the PA-28 lost contact after he made the first left turn
- Six units of the mansion have been declared unsafe due to damage and fuel vapor
A pilot and passenger were killed after their small plane crashed into a mansion in Georgia this morning.
The Piper PA-28 aircraft crashed into the six-unit Clairmont Hills Townhouses at the Peachwood Circle Complex after departure from the DeKalb-Peachtree Airport in Chamblee, Georgia.
NTSB Air Safety Investigators has briefly lost contact after the first left turn of Dekalb-Peachtree.
A Piper PA-28 is a single-engine aircraft with two to four seats.
Two people died after the Piper PA-28 plane crashed at the North Georgian complex Peachwood Circle around 10:30 this morning
Firefighters are working this morning to extinguish the fire at Interstate 85 in northeast Atlanta. One body was taken off the plane at around 1 p.m. local time in Georgia before another was found at 4 p.m.
Two people aboard the plane were killed during the crash. It had lost contact.
While the first victim was found soon after 1 p.m., the second was on the plane and did not recover until around 4 p.m., according to DeKalb County Fire Captain Dion Bentley.
A large part of the wall and part of the roof were knocked out of a building in the town hall complex.
The units have been declared unsafe due to structural damage and fuel vapor, according to DeKalb County Fire Marshal Joe Cox.
Ricky Nixon lives near the crash site and told Fox News: “My aunt actually yelled at my uncle that she smelled gas. I went outside. There are just aircraft pieces everywhere. & # 39;
The engine of the aircraft is attached to a crane while officers try to retrieve the aircraft that knocked in much of the wall and city hall complex this morning
Officials are pictured between the Peachwood wreck that has been declared unsafe due to structural damage and fuel vapor
Resident Jared Hauck heard a & # 39; hard crash that didn't seem normal & # 39; and went out to the & # 39; aircraft fuselage on the ground & # 39; to find.
Neighbor Stephan Kohou said to SBTV: & # 39; I would never imagine such a thing happening and it is really sad. & # 39;
David Youngpeter, who lives near the town hall, said: & it was too close for comfort & # 39 ;.
While the plane tore into the brick exterior of the house and wreckage was across the street, there were no injuries on the ground.
Authorities are investigating the suburb of Atlanta, where the Piper PA-28 plane plummeted after allegedly making its first left turn from the airport
At the time of the incident there was nobody in the apartment building.
The weather was foggy and visibility was about 3 miles according to Severe Weather Team 2.
Six units of the mansion have been declared unsafe until further notice.
The Red Cross offers help to affected families.
Crew arrives at Claimont Hills Townhouses to try to find the aircraft that remains in the building
The Piper PA-28 has dozens of models and is designed for flight training or to be used during training (file image)
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