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Taylor Nicole Stone, 24, William Lewis Lindsey, 79, and one other person killed in plane crash at West Georgia Regional Airport in Mount Zion, Georgia

Modified Date: 
Tue, 04/24/2018 - 10:30am
Accident Date: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2016

3 people dead after plane crash at West Georgia Regional Airport

According to a source, the plane was attempting to land when it crashed.  

FAA: 2 planes collide in deadly Georgia crash

The Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement that two single-engine planes collided over the West Georgia Regional Airport. 

The Latest: Coroner: Plane crash dead were 2 men, 1 woman

Carroll County Fire Chief Scott Blue says a pilot who saw the crash from the air told authorities it appeared that both planes were attempting to land simultaneously "and one came on top of the other." However, Blue said investigators have not confirmed those details.

The Latest: Authorities identify 2 of 3 dead in plane crash

Capt. Jeff Richards with the Carroll County Sheriff's Office identified two of those who died Wednesday in the crash at West Georgia Regional Airport as: 24-year-old Taylor Nicole Stone of East Ridge, Tennessee, and 79-year-old William Lewis Lindsey of College Park.

Flight instructor, 2 others killed in mid-air collision near west Georgia airport

Taylor Stone, a native of East Ridge, Tennessee, worked for Falcon Aviation Academy in Newnan. She had a 20-year-old student-pilot in the plane with her. Authorities have not identified him, saying only that he was in the country on a visa.

Investigators hope wreckage offers clues to plane crash that killed 3

That wreckage remained Thursday at the site of the deadly crash, but is expected to be removed from the West Georgia Regional Airport later in the day. Witnesses believe both single-engine planes were attempting to land at the time of crash late Wednesday morning.

People Involved: 
Taylor Nicole Stone
William Lewis Lindsey

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