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3 dead, 1 critical in Blairsville plane crash

This is what we know right now.

Authorities say multiple people died after a plane crash near a north Georgia airport, just days before Christmas.

According to David Dyer with Union County EMA, the aircraft carrying four people crashed near the Blairsville Airport around 7:36 p.m. Dec. 19. 

Three of the four passengers did not survive. The fourth was airlifted to an unknown regional trauma center. 

The FAA has been called in to investigate the incident.

UPDATE: The victims have been identified