Watch: Plane crash in Atlanta

Watch: Plane crash in Atlanta

The small plane crashed in a few minutes after the takeoff.

The small plane crashed in a few minutes after the takeoff.

First moments after the plane crash

First moments after the plane crash

The authorities reported 4 dead people, three men, a woman and a pet. As the accident happened on Interstate 285 at Peachtree Industrial Boulevard, huge traffic jams were formed almost immediately, but soon the westbound lanes were opened for traffic while the eastbound ones still remain closed.

Putting out the fire

Putting out the fire

The pilot of the plane, Greg Byrd was the father to his sons, Philip and Cristopher, The fourth victim was the young woman and a Catholic School graduate, Jackie Kulzer who was engaged to Cristopher, the property manager in Atlanta. School representatives said that they remember Jackie as a popular girl that was very energetic and always cared about the others.

As became known from the radio conversation between the pilot and the flight controller, first everything seemed to be going well, the pilot successfully rose into the air, said that he was heading to the graduation ceremony at Oxford, Mississippi, but then mentioned that they had problems with ‘climbing’. And in some minutes he reported that they were going down. Miraculously, the falling plane didn’t hit any cars on the road and then crashed. Witnesses said that the feeling of the plane crash was like a bomb-drop.

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