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Fatal plane crash still under investigation
A blurry picture from the air shows the debris field left by the crash. - photo by Photo provided.
Plane Crash Still Under Investigation

The plane crash that killed two people in Long County last week is still under investigation, according to Long County Fire Department Chief Darrell Balance.
"I was told by Corky Smith, who is with the NTSB (National Transportation Safety Board) that all the data and the wreckage has been obtained from the crash, but it could take weeks or even months before any final report is put out," said Balance.
Dr. Om Prakish Rehil and his wife Raji had flown the single engine plane from Marion, Ind., to see their son, Vikas, a soldier stationed at Fort Stewart, and their new grandchild for the first time.
The crash happened about a half mile wet of the Liberty County Airport.
According to Balance, the crash site was in the woods, approximately 200 yards off Whit Frazier Road just inside Long County.  
He said police and rescue workers searched all night Sept. 3, but were unable to find the plane until Thursday morning, when a helicopter was brought in by the Georgia State Patrol.
In addition to the LCFD, the Long County Sheriff's Department, the Georgia State Patrol, the Gumbranch Fire Support Team, and the Civil Defense Unit all assisted with the incident.
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