A small aircraft crashed Friday afternoon at Georgia’s DeKalb-Peachtree Airport shortly after takeoff, killing all 4 folks on board.
Keith Berry, a photographer who reported to the scene, mentioned the tragedy “occurred fairly quick.”
“It crashed … and I do not know if it was only a onerous touchdown, but it surely flipped after which it caught on hearth,” Berry instructed Fox 5 Atlanta.
“The aircraft simply got here and landed and it bounced a bit, and when it bounced that is when it tipped on its aspect,” hw added.
In accordance with its website, the airport is Georgia’s second-busiest, behind Hartsfield-Jackson, additionally within the Atlanta space, with a median of 209,000 annual takeoffs and landings over the previous three many years.
The identities of the victims weren’t instantly launched. There was no phrase on the reason for the crash, and the Nationwide Transportation Security Board is investigating.