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Four Dead In Plane Crash On Atlanta Highway

A plane crashed on a busy Interstate in Atlanta. Officials said all four people on board were killed.

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The small plane, a Piper PA-32, crashed at Peachtree Industrial Boulevard. It was taking off from the DeKalb Peachtree Airport when it crashed on the arterial highway.

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The east-west highway was shut down in both directions, he said. No cars were hit during the crash, but two vehicles had a close call, Jackson said.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

We are closing down 285 Eastbound at Chamblee Dunwoody Rd. plane down in the area #ATLtraffic

AN AIRPLANE HAS LANDED ON I-285EB. ALL 285EB HAS BEEN SHUT DOWN AT CHAMBLEE DUNWOODY RD. USE ALTERNATE ROUTES. WILL UPDATE AS WE GET IT

Small Plane down at 285 and doraville

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