- Associated Press - Sunday, February 19, 2017

DAWSONVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say a small airplane has crashed in the Dawsonville area, north of Atlanta.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the single-engine plane crashed into a tree line along a Dawson County road on Sunday.

Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen tells The Associated Press that the pilot was the only person on board when it struck a tree on the shoulder of Goodson Road.

Bergen said the plane is a Ercoupe 415-C aircraft.

The condition of the pilot was not immediately known.

Dawsonville is about 50 miles north of Atlanta.

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