UPDATED: Names Released In Atlanta Crash with Oxford Ties



CBS46 News has learned the identity of the victims involved in the plane crash on I-285.

The pilot has been identified as Greg Byrd of Asheville, NC. Passengers were identified as Phillip Byrd, also of Asheville, Christopher Byrd and Jackie Kulzer, both of Atlanta. A pet also perished in the crash.

Phillip and Christopher Byrd are Greg’s sons and Kulzer is Christopher’s fiancé.

The family was flying to see Greg’s son Robert Byrd graduate from the University of Mississippi Saturday.

The Piper PA-32 went down on I-285 near Peachtree Industrial Boulevard after taking off from DeKalb-Peachtree Airport around 10 a.m.

The plane narrowly missed two cars. One of people it missed was a firefighter.

CBS46 News will have more information as it becomes available.

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