THOMSON PLANE CRASH: Small plane crash in Georgia Wednesday night after leaving Nashville, were staffers at The Vein Guys medical practice, who were returning home after working in the Nashville office, the Tennessean reports. Among the dead is Dr. Steven Roth, who made the weekly trip to Nashville to see patients. Two ultrasound technicians, a nurse anesthetist and a secretary with The Vein Guys’ Augusta office were also killed, the newspaper said.
The plane, a Hawker Beechcraft 390/Premier I jet, ran off the runway into a wooded area after landing at Thomson-McDuffie County Airport in Thomson, Ga., according to Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen. The pilot and co-pilot survived.
Dr. Steven Roth, who founded the practice with the brother of Dr. Stephen Davis in Augusta before expanding to Nashville, leaves behind a wife and two children.