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1 killed in small plane crash at Calhoun airport

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Authorities investigate after a plane crashed into the woods at the Tom B. Davis Airport in Calhoun on Tuesday, December 18, 2012. Authorities investigate after a plane crashed into the woods at the Tom B. Davis Airport in Calhoun on Tuesday, December 18, 2012.
CALHOUN, Ga. -

Authorities confirm that a small plane crashed at the Tom B. Davis Airport in Calhoun on Tuesday afternoon.  One person was killed.  

According to airport manager Dwight Albritton, the plane crashed around 2:15 p.m. after departing the airport.  It happened just west of the airport.  

The plane was a single-engine, amateur-built experimental Hunnel H5 aircraft, according to Karen Berger of the FAA. It was destroyed by fire after it crashed, Berger said.

Albritton said there was only one person aboard the plane when it went down.  No one else was hurt.

There's no word yet on the cause of the crash.

Stay with FOX 5 and myfoxatlanta.com for updates on this breaking story.

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