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Man killed in Dodge County plane crash identified

Sheriff Brian Robinson says the victim is a pilot well-known to that area

RHINE, Ga. — The pilot killed in a plane crash in Dodge County late Sunday previously survived a crash in neighboring Pulaski County.

According to Dodge County Sheriff Brian Robinson, a single-engine plane crashed in a wooded area just outside of Rhine on Highway 280.

He identified the pilot as Jake Boney.

Boney crashed in Pulaski County almost a year ago to the day on Sept 3, 2020. In that crash, he was making a turn when the wing of his plane hit a tower.

Part of the tower came down and went down in a cotton field. He was airlifted from the scene.

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