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Pilot Flying from Morristown to Georgia Dies in Fatal Crash

The pilot was flying alone; officials say that person's identity is expected to be release after all information is confirmed.

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One person is reported dead following a single-engine airplane that left Morristown Municipal Airport and crashed in Georgia Monday, NJ.com reported.

The Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement that a missing single-engine Piper Malibu aircraft was found in Dawsonville, Ga. The Georgia-registered plane had been destined for DeKalb-Peachtree Airport near Atlanta, but lost contact with air traffic controllers at about 7:15 p.m., the article said.

Only one person, the pilot, was on board the flight. That person's name and aircraft registration are expected to be released after local authorities confirm the pilot's information. Investigations by the National Transportation Safety Board and the FAA reportedly are underway, the article continued.

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