Plane Crashes in Washington County, minor injures

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Saturday, September 15, 2018

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT)-- A small plane crashed
into a pecan orchard after needing to make an emergency landing Friday afternoon. The Federal Aviation is investigating the cause of the crash.

The Washington County Sheriff's Office and first responders found the plane at the 13000 block of Sparta Davisboro Road around noon, that's just outside of the city of Warthen. Officials say there were mechanical issues so the small aircraft needing to land. It crashed into a pecan orchard. The two people on the plane suffered minor injuries.

Emergency first responders treated the victims on scene and notified the FAA.

FAA is investigating the cause of the crash.