3 Killed After Planes Collide In West Georgia

Chopper footage: Scene of plane crash

CARROLLTON, GA. - CARROLLTON, Ga. -- Three people were killed after two single aircraft collided in midair Wednesday morning. 

The incident took place near West Georgia Regional Airport, in Carrollton, Ga.

According to the Federal Aviation Administration, a Diamond Aircraft DA20C1 and a Beech F33A, collided just before 11 a.m.

Carroll County Fire Rescue tells 11Alive's Ryan Kruger the two planes were trying to land at the same time when they collided. One of the planes is registered out of College Park, while the other is from Newnan.

The three people killed were all adults, two men and one woman. 

The FAA will investigate and the NTSB will determine the cause of the accident. 

Stay with 11Alive for updates to this developing situation.


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