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I-285 plane crash: 'A miracle no ... cars impacted'

On the ground, there were "a lot of close calls" Friday morning when a small plane crashed on I-285 at Peachtree Industrial Boulevard and killed four people aboard the aircraft.

One of the cars nearly hit by the plane was that of a former DeKalb firefighter, DeKalb County fire Capt. Eric Jackson said.

“It’s literally a miracle that no other cars were hit or severely impacted,” he said.

The plane impact was on the center medium on the south wall.


Fire and rescue crews can’t touch anything because the crash scene is now part of a federal investigation.


Doraville and Chamblee police are diverting traffic away from the area.


» Plane crashes on I-285 at Peachtree Industrial Boulevard


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