Georgia college student killed by airplane propeller at airport |  Ap

STATESBORO, Georgia (AP) — A college student died after being hit by the propeller of a small plane as he disembarked at a southeast Georgia airport, authorities said.

The Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Board are investigating Sunday night’s death at the Statesboro-Bulloch County Airport, FAA spokesman Steve Kulm said.

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