- Associated Press - Friday, November 18, 2016

WILLIAMSON, Ga. (AP) - Two people have been killed in a plane crash about 50 miles south of Atlanta.

Pike County fire spokeswoman Anita Neath confirmed to news outlets that the airplane crashed Thursday evening at Peach State Airport in Williamson.

Investigators say the plane took off from the Candler Field Museum and crashed after liftoff.

Officials did not immediately release the names of the two victims.

The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the crash.

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