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2 sent to hospital after plane’s crash landing in southern Georgia

Updated: May. 21, 2021 at 5:38 AM EDT
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DAWSON, Ga. (WALB) - A small private plane made a crash landing on a highway Thursday morning in Terrell County.

It happened near US Highway 82, also known as Graves Highway, near Dawson.

Terrell County Sheriff John Bowens said a man and wife were on the plane and were conscious. Bowens said they were taken to Phoebe but didn’t have a current update on their conditions.

The extent of injuries of the pilot or anyone else aboard is not known right now.

The call came in between 9:45-10 a.m.

Internet data shows the plane, a Mooney M20K, is owned by BFC Enterprises, of Carson City, Nevada, and is built to seat four people. It departed from Orlando-Apopka Airport about 8:30 Thursday morning, but its destination was not shown by Flight-Aware.com.

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