Boy falls to his death at Peachtree City airport


PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. - Peachtree City fire and police officials are investigating how a 13-year-old fell through a skylight and died at a nearby airport.

Emergency crews were called to the Peachtree City-Falcon Field Airport just after 12:30 p.m. Friday.

Investigators said a 13-year-old boy fell through a skylight in the roof of the main airport hangar.

Crews said the boy fell about 25 feet.

The hangar is currently being re-roofed.

The boy was transported to Piedmont-Fayette Hospital where he passed away. OSHA has been contacted about the incident and are expected to be out at the airport early next week to begin its own investigation.