3 dead in plane crash near west Georgia airport, official says

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Wednesday, September 7, 2016

CARROLLTON, GA -- A fire official says three people are dead following a plane crash near a small airport in western Georgia.

WSB-TV reports Bud Benefield, a deputy fire chief for Carroll County, confirmed the crash happened Wednesday near West Georgia Regional Airport. The county is located about 45 miles west of Atlanta.

Benefield did not immediately return phone and email messages from The Associated Press.

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