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NEWS: Rainfall Totals for SWGA, Plane Crash Kills 1 in Mitchell County Overnight, Burn Ban Lifted and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Tuesday, December 6, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Monday, December 5, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Rainfall totals for the last three days in SWGA, North Florida and SE Alabama MITCHELL CO., GA (WALB) – WALB has learned that a plane that went down… Read More »

First report from investigation of Decatur County plane crash suggests weather may have been a factor

The National Transportation Safety Board has released a preliminary report following the fatal plane crash in Decatur County, Georgia, earlier in November. The twin-engine Cessna 441 crashed off Salem Church Road, near Climax, Ga., on the morning of November 9, killing both men on board. The victims were Gene Odom, an attorney from Brandon, Florida and former WFLA news… Read More »

NTSB investigating plane crash near Climax, GA (Video of Press Conference)

Officials with the National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Aviation Administration were in Decatur County Tuesday, Nov. 10 investigating how a Cessna plane carrying two people crashed in woods north of the town of Climax, Ga., on Monday morning. Decatur County Sheriff Wiley Griffin recalled how the plane was found on Monday afternoon. He said his agency… Read More »

Two dead after plane crashes in Decatur County (Updated Tuesday AM)

Two people died after their plane crashed near the town of Climax, Ga., on Monday, Nov. 9, according to the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office. Area law enforcement had been searching for the plane after it disappeared from flight-tracking radar late Monday morning. The plane, a Cessna, was reportedly traveling from Lakeland, Fla., to Cairo, Ga., a distance of… Read More »