Danielle Mitchell

Four people were killed after a plane crashed in Atlanta Thursday afternoon. 

The Cessna Citation V jet left Runway 8 at Fulton County Airport and went down at 12:10 p.m. about 1.5 miles east of the airport, according to an FAA spokesperson.

The plane crashed at English Park, specifically at the intersection of Fulton Industrial and Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway, according to a tweet from the Atlanta Fire Department.

The plane, which was headed for Memphis, Tennessee, crashed in a football field with damage spread over about 100 yards, according to an Atlanta fire spokesperson. 

There was also damage to a nearby home, although no injuries were reported in the home.

"I hate for someone to lose their life especially around this time of year," said neighbor Clarence Thompson. "I know they have things in their heart and in their minds that they wanted to do with their families and they won't ever get to do."

The plane is registered to Wei Chen, CEO of Sunshine Enterprises. He was aboard the plane when it went down.

CBS46 has also confirmed that one of the victims on the aircraft was Danielle Mitchell, 32, of Memphis. She worked for Sunshine Enterprises.

She had three children and was engaged to be married in March. She had also planned to spend Christmas here in Atlanta with family.

Charlie Brown Airport is a smaller airport about 15 miles northwest of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

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