Pilot killed in plane crash on Grosse Ile

Pilot was only person on board

A single engine plane crashed Saturday, killing its pilot.

GROSSE ILE TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A man was killed Saturday in a plane crash on the south side of Grosse Ile.

UPDATE: Man killed in place crash identified as 57-year-old from Lincoln Park

He was rushed to a hospital with serious injuries, where he died.

He was flying an experimental ultralight plane and witnesses said the plane clipped a tree and crashed in the woods behind a neighborhood.

He was the only person on board.

The FAA and NTSB is investigating.


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