A small plane crash landed about 10 a.m. today on or near I-285 after taking off from DeKalb-Peachtree Airport, local television stations are reporting.

11 Alive News quoted a Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman as saying a Piper aircraft departed PDK and crashed about a mile away.

Channel 2 reported that the crash involved at least one fatality.

The stations said the plane crashed near I-285 and Peachtree Industrial Boulevard.

For more: www.11alive.com/story/news/local/doraville/2015/05/08/plane-crash-i285-dekalb/26974275/ 

or: www.wsbtv.com/news/news/local/plane-crashes-near-dekalbpeachtree-airport/nmCCj/

Joe Earle

Joe Earle is Editor-at-Large. He has more than 30-years of experience with daily newspapers, including the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and was Managing Editor of Reporter Newspapers.