Two Airplanes Collide At Georgia Airport; Three Dead (Updated)


Two GA airplanes collided Wednesday morning at the Carrolton, Georgia, airport, killing all three people on board the aircraft.Photos from a WSBTV helicopter show wreckage just south of Runway 35 at West Georgia Regional Airport.An instructor and her student from a flight school in Newnan, Georgia, were flying a Diamond DA20, while another pilot was flying a Beech Bonanza from College Park, according to NBC News. Both were approaching to land and collided about 100 yards from the runway threshold, the report said.

The FAA and NTSB went to the scene. An NTSB investigator said the debris area was 300 to 400 long, with the Bonanza wreckage found inverted on top of the Diamond, according to the NBC report.The collision occurred about 10:54 a.m. WestGeorgia Regional is a single-runway, non-towered airport west of Atlanta.