Thursday, August 25, 2016

Incident occurred August 25, 2016 in Turner County, Georgia

According to the Georgia Power outage chart, power has been restored to a significant portion of Turner County residents .

Officials with the Turner County Sheriff’s Office say that a small plane clipped power lines and made an emergency landing just after nine Thursday morning.

EMA Director Mark Robinson told FOX 31 News that the plane made a safe landing in a cotton field, on a private farm, off of Shepherd Road. 

Georgia Power and Irwin EMC were on scene through the morning and early afternoon working on the on the transmitter lines that were clipped.

Officials say that no injuries were reported.


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