SMALL PLANE CRASH
Pilot was told not to fly plane in fatal 2018 Detroit crash, investigation reveals
DETROIT – The National Transportation Safety Board released Sunday details of its investigation into a fatal 2018 plane crash. The initial investigation believed the plane may have been out of fuel and had a landing gear issue. The report released Sunday said the investigation into the aircraft revealed the fuel pump was intact and only showed damage from the crash. Young Municipal Airport, said the plane’s landing gear was not functioning properly and began circling the airport. The right main and nose landing gear were found fully extended by investigators.
Michigan man seriously hurt when small plane crashes in Ohio
Published: May 28, 2020, 8:39 am Updated: May 28, 2020, 9:51 amCAMBRIDGE, Ohio A Michigan man was seriously injured when the small plane he was piloting crashed in eastern Ohio, authorities said. Paul Emaus, 54, of Hudsonville, was alone in the Beechcraft-35-A33 when it went down around 3 p.m. Wednesday in a field near Route 40 in Cambridge. Emaus had to be extricated from the aircraft and was being treated at a hospital for serious head injuries. Witnesses said the single-engine plane was flying low and the engine was making a sputtering noise shortly before the crash occurred in the Guernsey County community. The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the crash.