Small plane crashes into building, injuring pilot, passenger

The Butts County Sheriff’s Office confirms a single-engine plane crashed during takeoff Friday afternoon, injuring two.

Sheriff Gene Pope told Channel 2 Action News the plane was attempting to take off at the Seven Lakes Estates airstrip off Stark Road Friday at about 1:30 p.m. when it rammed into the side of a building.

The passenger was airlifted to an Atlanta emergency ward while the pilot was transported to a local hospital. Their conditions, and identities, are unknown.

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