NTSB, GBI investigating deadly plane crash in Lincolnton

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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – The National Transportation Safety Board, GBI, FAA and the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a plane crash.

A Cessna 182K airplane crashed in a pond near Lincolnton Tuesday at 5:45 P.M. resulting in one fatality. The pilot was the only person on the plane.

Family members have confirmed the pilot is 24-year-old Cole Mattison.

Mattison had graduated this year from the University of Georgia with a degree in Engineering.

The FAA and NTSB are investigating to determine the cause of the accident.


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