Young Atlanta couple among 4 victims of Gordon County plane crash

Young Atlanta couple among 4 victims of Gordon County plane crash
Small jet crashes in Gordon County

GORDON COUNTY, Ga. — Officials have identified four people killed in a small jet crash in Gordon County Saturday as a young Atlanta couple, a father and pilot and another man.

Savannah Sims, 23, was killed alongside her boyfriend, 25-year-old Morgen Smith, Smith’s father Roy Smith, 68, who was piloting the plane and 63-year-old Raymond Sluk of Senoia.

Sims and Morgen Smith were from Atlanta. Roy Smith was from Fayetteville.

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The Cessna Citation disappeared from radar Saturday morning during heavy snow. The wreckage was found hours later in a wooded area of Gordon County that emergency crews were only able to reach on foot.

It’s unclear if weather was a factor in the crash. The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating.

Heidi Kemner, an air safety investigator for the NTSB, said the jet took off from Atlanta Regional Airport-Falcon Field in Peachtree City around 9:45 a.m. and was headed to Nashville.