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    (Published Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016)

    Three people were killed Wednesday when two single-engine planes collided in midair at a Georgia airport, federal aviation officials reported.

    The planes involved in the deadly collision at West Georgia Regional Airport were a Diamond Aircraft DA20C1 and a Beech F33A, according to a Federal Aviation Administration official, NBC News reported.

    The airport is located about 50 miles west of Atlanta and has no air traffic controllers or control tower. Pilots communicate with each other on a shared radio frequency.

    No details about the victims were immediately available.