1 dead after plane crashes, destroys house in Georgia (VIDEO, PHOTOS)
One person has been reported dead in Marietta, Georgia, after a plane crashed in front of a house, causing it to become engulfed in flames.
A Cessna Citation I was traveling to Fulton County Airport and crashed east of Cobb County International Airport/McCollum Field, Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen said, according to WXIA.
WXIA reported one person dead at the scene, shortly after 9:30pm. WSB reported the deceased to be the pilot. The crash occurred around 7:20pm Friday.
New info. One dead in jet crash in Cobb. Plane heading from Wilmington, DE to Charlie Brown/Fulco airport. More at 10. pic.twitter.com/hNgJ8dlsuO— Russ Spencer (@russfox5) March 25, 2017
Traffic was being redirected around the Cobb County neighborhood, WSB reported. The local station also reported no injuries in the home.
@wsbtv plane just crashed into a home in Kennesaw 2 houses down from my brother. He just sent me this photo. Cops just arrived on the scene. pic.twitter.com/ckhcNfAJ60— Amy Gravley (@amy_gravley) March 24, 2017
#BREAKING - This is video from moments after a plane crashed into a home in Cobb County | LIVE UPDATES: https://t.co/zeCdBDOxpgpic.twitter.com/z41qWYOE5P— WSB-TV (@wsbtv) March 25, 2017
Witnesses uploaded their reactions to Twitter, reporting seeing a "big" plane crashing into the home.
@wsbtv FOOTAGE OF PLANE CRASH pic.twitter.com/zAObwa5p9J— pureinstant (@zzirNemus) March 24, 2017
Others described it as a "small passenger jet" after witnessing it from farther away.
An airplane just crashed in Kennesaw. It looked like a small passenger jet that would fly out of mccollum pic.twitter.com/soDZR3stma— Joshua Pyle (@joshua_pyle) March 24, 2017
Here is an image of the site after the fire was extinguished.
NBCNC: Aerial image of plane crash scene in Cobb County, GA tonight. (from WXIA) @WVTM13pic.twitter.com/NkWq60dI4a— Shannon (@ShannonWVTM13) March 25, 2017