3 Peachtree City Men Die in Plane Crash in LaGrange, Georgia

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Author: PTC People
Date Published: February 22, 2014

Plane Crash Kills 3 Peachtree City Men

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Today, Saturday 22, 2014 at 2:07 p.m. 3 Peachtree City men died in a plane crash at the LaGrange-Callaway Airport in LaGrange. Although the cause of the crash is officially unknown several people at the airport gave eyewitness accounts of what they saw.

The witnesses said that the plane was doing touch-and-go maneuvers when another plane towing a glider was coming down on an intersecting runway. The plane had to avoid the glider which caused the plane to stall and the plane proceeded to nose dive until it crashed.

The three men have been reported as being residents of Peachtree City. Two of the men died upon impact and the third was rushed to a hospital in Columbus where he died.

* Update: The Three Men Have Been Identified As:

60-year-old Michael Rossetti
69-year-old Willy Lutz
53-year-old Jeffrey Van Curtis

The plane was a twin-engine Beechraft Baron aircraft. According to the online records of the FAA it was officially registered to the Executive Aircraft Storage LLC located in Peachtree City, GA.

We ask that everyone keep their families in your prayers tonight and during the following week. We can't imagine what they must be going through at this time. We will do our best to keep everyone informed with the latest information.

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  1. M. Brodgesell on February 24, 2014 at 7:52 pm

    Many prayers for all 3 families.
    Dr. Curtis has been our family doctor for the past 5 years. He was a wonderful man. Always very patient.
    He has touched so many lives, he will be greatly missed.

  2. Mike Bancroft on February 23, 2014 at 7:45 pm

    so sad to hear about the crash, Dr Curtis has been my doctor for 10 years, We will pray for those who have perished and also for the families.

  3. Mike Bancroft on February 23, 2014 at 7:37 pm

    So sad to hear about this, Dr Curtis had been my Doctor for 10 plus years and will miss him dearly. We will pray for all those who perished and for their families as well.

  4. Sharon Frank on February 23, 2014 at 4:43 pm

    Jeffrey Curtis has been my physician for close to 20 years and my husband’s for the past 3. We are just so saddened. Our prayers go out to the families of all three men. What a loss.

    • PTC People
      PTC People on February 23, 2014 at 4:46 pm

      I am so sorry for your lose Sharon. Thank you for keeping them in your prayers.


      Garret Merkley

  5. Sara O'Heron on February 23, 2014 at 11:26 am

    A few good men ….this is a huge loss to Peachtree City. My heart and prayers go out to their families. We are all so sad.

  6. Sara O'Heron on February 23, 2014 at 11:23 am

    I’m so sad, especially for their families. They have contributed so much to Peachtree City, this is enormous loss. On a personal note Jeff was a longtime trusted mentor who was always generous with his wisdom and time…I will deeply miss his presence. My heart and prayers go out to his wife and children and for his guided and peaceful transition to his next venture.

  7. TAMI & CARLTON BURR on February 23, 2014 at 9:35 am

    The families are in our prayers – love to you all! xxxx

  8. Kathy Hampton on February 23, 2014 at 8:31 am

    New to this site but love that you asked the community to pray for these families while reporting the news.

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