FAA: 1 dies, 1 injured in small plane crash in Ga. - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

FAA: 1 dies, 1 injured in small plane crash in Brooks County, Ga.

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QUITMAN, Ga. (AP) - Federal aviation officials say one person is dead and another has been injured in a small plane crash near Quitman, Ga.

Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Holly Baker says it was not immediately known why the plane crashed at 2:30 p.m. Saturday. She says the pilot suffered minor injuries and a passenger was killed.

She says officials from the FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board are expected to be at the crash site on Sunday to investigate.

Baker says the aircraft sustained substantial damage in the crash. The 1941 Luscombe 8A plane is registered to Larry Boiven of Bell, Fla. A phone message to Boiven's home was not immediately returned on Saturday evening.

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