GEORGIA, USA — Authorities have identified two pilots killed in the crash of a business jet in east Georgia.
The McDuffie Coroner’s Office says they are 73-year-old Raymond Bachman of Fountain Hills, Arizona; and 63-year-old Claude Duchesne of El Paso, Texas.
The Dassault Falcon 20 went down Tuesday morning in a field in the Thomson area.
The Federal Aviation Administration said the plane was flying from Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport in Lubbock, Texas, to Georgia's Thomson-McDuffie County Airport.
Sheriff’s deputies were notified of a missing plane around 6:30 a.m., McDuffie County sheriff’s Maj. Ronnie Williamson said. They searched the area and found the wreckage in the field, he said.
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