Officials have removed the corporate plane that crashed Tuesday morning at Herbert Smart Airport.
An FAA spokeswoman says the National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the crash
Becky Beaman, spokeswoman for the Charleston International Airport, says the plane took off from Charleston at 9:24 a.m. She cites the cause of the crash as hydroplaning as it attempted to land at the Macon Downtown Airport.
Bibb County Sheriff's Office says the plane was piloted by Brian Landers, with co-pilot Joel Perkins, and one passenger; John Dewberry, who also owns the jet.
Beaman says there were three passengers on-board the plane, which is owned by a company registered in Delaware.