4 Dead in South Carolina Small Plane Crash, Officials Say

The plane crashed Friday near the South Carolina-Georgia border

ByAbc News
October 02, 2015, 7:37 PM

— -- A small plane crashed in South Carolina near the Georgia border Friday afternoon, killing four people, authorities said.

Witnesses called rescuers around 3:20 p.m. when they saw the Piper PA-32 going down in the northwest part of the state, according Oconee County Emergency Services PIO Adam Williams.

The plane had been headed to the airport in Clemson, SC, "when air traffic controllers lost contact with the flight," the Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement.

The identities of the victims and cause of the crash were not immediately known.

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