Plane Crashes Near Airport In Michigan, Pilot Killed
A pilot reportedly died after his small plane crashed in Michigan Thursday morning. According to the St. Clair County Sheriff's office, deputies started looking for the plane early in the day after receiving reports that the plane was overdue for arrival at the St. Clair County International Airport. The crash wreckage was eventually discovered next to some softball fields near the airport in Kimball Township.
The pilot was identified as a 51-year-old Canadian man from Ottawa, Ontario, but his name has not been released ta this time. Local authorities say he was pronounced dead at the scene and are reporting that he was the only person aboard the plane. No other injuries were reported as a result of the crash. The sheriff's office said the twin-engine Cessna had extensive damage at the scene. Federal authorities will be investigating the cause of the crash to determine what went wrong before the scheduled landing.