Investigators say a couple from the metro Atlanta area have died in the crash of a small plane in Georgia and one victim was a University of Texas professor.
Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen says a Hawker Beechcraft A36 went down Sunday afternoon near Alma, about 70 miles northwest of Brunswick.
Bacon County Coroner Vic Peacock says Sid Shah of Tucker and Shama Gamkhar were killed.
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The Austin American-Statesman reports Gamkhar was a public affairs professor at UT in Austin and the couple lived in different cities but would often fly to see each other. Her husband was a pilot.
Bergen says the plane was flying from Fernandina Beach, Fla. to Lawrenceville, Ga. when the crash happened.
Authorities are investigating the cause of the crash.