UNION COUNTY, Ga. (CBS46)- Three people are dead after a plane crashed near the Blairsville Airport Wednesday night.

CBS46 learned three of the people aboard the flight were killed. One of the passengers was airlifted in critical condition to a trauma center.

It's unclear how the plane crashed or where it was headed when it went down.

The deceased victims have been identified as Robert Atkinson, 56, of Blairsville, Renea Greiner, 55, of Blairsville and Michelle Seay, 50, of Blairsville.

The identity of the victim currently in critical condition has not been released.

The crash is still under investigation.

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