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Two men injured in small plane crash on Milam Bridge and Euharlee Road in Milam Bridge and Euharlee, Georgia

Modified Date: 
Sun, 04/22/2018 - 11:01am
Accident Date: 
Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Two injured in Bartow County plane crash

"I believe we probably could have seen their faces, that’s how close they were," said Bonnie Griffith. 

FAA officials said two people were aboard the small Cessna 172 aircraft when it went down. Euharlee Police Chief Lee New said the pilot was pinned under the wing when they arrived on the scene.

"The pilot was trapped in the plane and we, myself and another officer held the plane up until they could cut the steering yoke to get him out of the plane," said Euharlee Police Chief Lee New.

Officials tell FOX 5 the pilot was flown to Grady Memorial Hospital with numerous trauma injuries. The passenger was transported by ground to Floyd Medical Center with numerous trauma injuries. Chief New said both men were conscious.  The identities of the men have not been released. Chief New said the passenger suffered a fractured rib, the condition of the pilot is not known. 

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