Plane crashes into a synagogue, one dead
Dec 06,2007 00:00 by UPI
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- A single-engine plane crashed into a synagogue in Augusta, Ga., killing the pilot and causing minor damage to the building.

National Transportation Safety Board officials said the crash occurred at 6:55 p.m. Wednesday, following reports from the pilot of engine trouble, the Augusta (Ga.) Chronicle reported Thursday.

NTSB officials said the two-seat, fixed-wing single-engine Piper was headed to Cartersville, Ga., from Charleston, S.C.

No members of the congregation suffered injuries and the synagogue sustained only minor structural damage.

NTSB officials began investigating the scene Thursday, the Chronicle said.

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