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Georgia teacher dies in plane crash in New York over the weekend

Georgia teacher dies in planed crash over the weekend

A Georgia school teacher died over the weekend, on Saturday, in a plane crash off Long Island, New York, according to school officials.

McDuffie County School Superintendent Mychele Rhodes identifies the teacher as Ms. Jennifer Landrum who taught special education in Thomson, GA., according to the Augusta Chronicle.

The twin-engine Piper PA-34 plane was headed from Connecticut to Charleston, South Carolina, when it crashed in about 20 feet (6 meters) of water south of Quogue, New York, in the Hamptons. Two others were in the plan with the teacher.

The plane’s owner, Munidat Persaud, 41, of Waterury, Connetecut was the other victim identified in the plane crash.

The third body of a man was recovered on Sunday which has not been identified.

The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board continue to investigate the crash.

Jeremy Spencer grew up in rural South Georgia and has served as a healthcare provider, high school science teacher, school administrator, and state education official. Jeremy is currently the market and content manager for All on Georgia-Camden and Glynn Counties. Jeremy’s focus is local news, statewide education issues, and statewide political commentary for the All on Georgia News Network. Jeremy has served as an education policy analyst for local legislators and state education leaders as well as a campaign strategist for local and statewide political campaigns. Jeremy holds degrees in science and education from the University of Georgia, Piedmont College, and Valdosta State University. Jeremy has lived in Camden County for over 17 years.

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