NTSB: Plane in deadly Georgia crash had new engine
Emergency response teams work the scene of a plane crash at DeKalb-Peachtree Airport on Oct. 8, 2021. - Alyssa Pointer/The Atlanta Journal-Constitution/TNS

ATLANTA — The small plane that crashed earlier this month at DeKalb-Peachtree Airport, killing everyone on board, had its engine replaced only a couple of months earlier, according to federal officials. A preliminary report released Thursday by the National Transportation Safety Board said the 1978 Cessna 210′s original engine had recently been changed out and the conversion was completed July 19. Four people died in the fiery crash Oct. 8, including two teenagers. According to the report, “the engine had accumulated 2.3 hours since overhaul.” The previous airframe had accumulated about 1,390 ...