Small plane crashes in Dawsonville, pilot released from hospital

A small airplane has crashed near Goodson Rd in the Dawsonville area, according to authorities.

The single-engine plane crashed into a tree line along the Dawson County road on Sunday. Only a pilot was on board the aircraft. The incident occurred around noon, according to officials.

I’m told the pilot has already been treated at hospital and released after plane crash in Dawsonville. @FOX5Atlanta pic.twitter.com/aNcIgoLJRk

— Claire Simms (@Claire_FOX5) February 19, 2017

The plane is a Ercoupe 415-C aircraft, and the FAA is investigating the crash. The identity of the pilot will be released later by local authorities. Reporter Claire Simms confirmed that the pilot was treated and released at a hospital.

Dawsonville is 50 miles north of Atlanta.

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