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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.


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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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