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Jonathan D. Rosen, 47, Allison Rosen, 14, Julia Smith, 13, and Lauren Harrington, 42, killed when small plane crashes and bursts into flames just after liftoff at DeKalb-Peachtree Airport in Chamblee, Georgia

Modified Date: 
Fri, 10/22/2021 - 6:32am
Accident Date: 
Friday, October 8, 2021

Official: Small plane crash at Atlanta area airport, 4 dead

The Federal Aviation Administration said the single-engine Cessna 210 crashed about 1:10 p.m. at DeKalb-Peachtree Airport and caught fire. All four people on board died, a county fire spokesman said.

'It happened pretty fast': 4 dead in fiery small plane crash at PDK, fire officials say

The aircraft caught fire after crashing, and large flames and smoke were seen at the crash site

UPDATE: 4 people killed in plane crash at DeKalb-Peachtree Airport

At this time, it is not known who was on the plane or why it went down. This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

4 people die when a small plane crashes at an Atlanta area airport

At least 15 firefighters stationed at the county-owned airport raced onto the runway and put out the flames relatively quickly, according to the county fire official, Capt. Jaeson Daniels, speaking with The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

UPDATE: 1 of 4 people killed in Friday’s plane crash at DeKalb-Peachtree Airport identified

A member of the Board of Trustees for the J.D. Rosen Family Foundation confirms Jonathan D. Rosen was on the plane. Authorities have not yet released the other victims’ identities.

UPDATE: Identities of 4 killed in plane crash at DeKalb-Peachtree Airport revealed

The NTSB held a news conference for the media on Sunday morning, where investigators confirmed the model of the plane was a 1978 Cessna P2N10. 

Atlanta aviation attorney believes deadly crash at DeKalb airport due to human error

Armstrong says based off the report, he believes this was "human error" and not a mechanical issue.

People Involved: 
Jonathan D. Rosen
Allison Rosen
Julia Smith
Lauren Harrington

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