One Critical in Saturday's plane crash

by Sarah Fay Campbell

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Photo by Jeffrey Leo


One man involved in a single-engine plane crash Saturday in Coweta was listed in critical condition Sunday afternoon at Atlanta Medical Center. 

The two men involved in the crash were identified as Larry Lee and Lawrence Kelly. Kelly was in critical condition Sunday afternoon, while Lee was listed in serious condition. Updated conditions were not available Sunday night. 

The crash occurred around 3:45 p.m. Saturday in the Sewell Mill Road area, near a private air strip. 

Investigators with the Federal Aviation Administration were on the scene Saturday evening.

According to investigators, the plane was having difficulty and the pilot tried to land the plane, but was unable to and ended up crashing in a wooded area.

According to WGCL-TV, the plane was identified as a Ryan ST3KR, a World War II era open canopy aircraft.



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