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I-285 plane crash: 45 years ago, another deadly incident

Nearly 45 years ago this month, six people died and 30 others were injured when a twin-engine private plane, Lehigh Acres Development Inc. Flight 701, crashed on a bridge over I-285 in Atlanta.

The plane hit a car on the interstate, bounced and skidded into the ramp of the Moreland Avenue bridge.

Click here to view photos from the scene of that May 30, 1970 crash.


» Plane crashes on I-285 at Peachtree Industrial Boulevard

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