Friday, March 24, 2017 11:59PM
A small Cessna Citation I plane crashed into a home in Georgia Friday night, killing the pilot, fire officials in Cobb County told ABC News.
No one else was on the plane and no one on the ground was injured, Cobb County Fire & Emergency Services spokesman Denell Boyd said.
According to the FAA, the Cessna Citation I aircraft was en route to Fulton County Airport and crashed east of Cobb County International Airport around 7:20 p.m.
Photos posted to social media showed a massive blaze burning on a residential street.
Type: Cessna Citation I
C/n / msn:
Fatalities: Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities: 0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location: Cobb County, in Marietta, east of Kennesaw, GA - United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport: New Castle (KILG)
Destination airport: Fulton County (KFTY)
The aircraft departed controlled flight and impacted residential terrain in Marrietta, Georgia, east of Cobb County International Airport-McCollum Field (KRYY), in Atlanta. The airplane was destroyed by the impact and post-impact fire and sole pilot on-board received fatal injuries.