The fatal crash is under investigation.
Photo: Gainesville Police Department
Photo: Gainesville Police Department

Pilot killed, passenger injured in Gainesville plane crash

A plane crash in Gainesville on Saturday evening killed the pilot of the aircraft and injured a passenger, police said.

The single-engine Lancair International Legacy plane crashed at Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport, according to Gainesville police.

The victim was identified Sunday as 68-year-old Robert Carlisle Alberhasky of Cumming, said Gainesville police spokesman Sgt. Kevin Holbrook.

The other occupant, Mark Lewis, 69, of Flowery Branch was initially in critical condition but was listed as stable on Sunday. He was taken to Northeast Georgia Medical Center.

The National Transportation Safety Board and Federal Aviation Administration are investigating the fatal crash.

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