Small plane crashes outside General Mills plant, burning parked trailers

1 month ago

Covington news, Georgia news.

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating a fiery plane crash that occurred outside a Covington, Georgia plant Thursday evening.

The small plane crashed near the General Mills plant where scores of people worked and set several trailers ablaze.

The FAA released a statement confirming that the incident took place at about 7:05 p.m. and involved an “unidentified small plane.”

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