Thursday, October 2, 2014

Plane crashes in PTC, pilot in serious condition


By Christopher Dunn

A plane crashed upon takeoff from Peachtree City's Falcon Field on Sunday morning, leaving the pilot in serious condition.
Lt. Mark Brown with the Peachtree City Police Department said the Piper Sport aircraft crashed at the end of runway 31 on the north end of Falcon Field at 9:18 a.m.
The pilot, John Ritchey, 64, of Fayetteville, was taken by helicopter to Atlanta Medical Center in serious condition.
The Federal Aviation Administration will investigate the accident.


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