STATENVILLE, GA (WALB) - Two pilots have been injured after their plane crashed east of Statenville off Highway 94 in a wooded area Echols County.
Both pilots ejected from the plane. They had minor injuries and were taken to the South Georgia Medical Center for treatment.
It happened around 3 p.m. The plane is naval F18D similar to a jet.
The Echols County Sheriff's Office has confirmed the crash.
Personnel from the 23rd Wing also responded to the scene, according to a release from Moody Air Force Base.
The aircraft took off from Beaufort Marine Corp. Air Station in Beaufort, South Carolina.
The cause of the crash is still under investigation.