ZEELAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A small plane crashed Saturday shortly after takeoff in western Michigan, killing two people aboard, authorities said.
The Ottawa County sheriff's office responded around 6:30 a.m. to an area near Ottawa Executive Airport in Zeeland Township.
The victims were identified as Dale DeWeese, 61, and Joyce DeWeese, 59, of Zeeland. They were flying a 2006 Byerley RV9A, authorities said.
Local authorities and the Federal Aviation Administration were investigating.