Deputies: Plane crash in Georgia kills family of five


(Photo: Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills)


Sheriff Howard Sills reports that there were five people that died in the crash and they were related.

The crash victims names are as follows:

  • Pilot and owner of the plane Larry Pruitt age 67of Morristown Florida ( Father of Jody Rae Lamont)
  • Shaun Charles Lamont age 41 of Gainesville (father of Alice and Jayce Lamont)
  • Jody Rae Lamont 43 of Gainesville (mother of Alice and Jayce Lamont)
  • Jayce Lamont Gainesville age 6 Gainesville
  • Alice Lamont age 4 Gainesville

Sheriff Howard Sills reports they were flying from Williston, Florida to New Castle, Indiana to attend a funeral. He says that one of the engines was found several miles from the main crash site.

The FAA will be investigating the event Saturday.