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Skydiving plane crashes, Jenkinsburg
September 29, 1985 Skydiving plane crashes, Jenkinsburg
  Butts County, Georgia
  Skydiving plane crashes, Jenkinsburg

16 skydivers and a pilot perished when a Cessna 208 crashed during a skydiving flight. The plane lost power at about 300 feet, banked left and plummeted to the ground. Examination revealed that the fuel in the tanks was contaminated with water due to improper storage of the on the ground. Additionally, the plane was overloaded and a stall indicator light had been disabled.

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