Beaufort News

Small plane that left Hilton Head crashes near Atlanta

CHAMBLEE, Ga. -- Officials said Monday a small plane crashed near DeKalb-Peachtree Airport that had departed from Hilton Head Island Airport, and two people were injured.

Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen said the crash occurred Monday night two miles southeast of the airport northeast of Atlanta.

Bergen says the plane was en route to DeKalb-Peachtree from Hilton Head, when it lost power and went down.

DeKalb County police say the two people injured were taken to a hospital.