5 people survive Michigan small plane crash

January 3rd, 2012 | Aviation accident

January 2, 2012 Five people survived a plane crash in Elk Rapids, Michigan, on New Year’s Eve, reports the Record Eagle. The Cherokee VI Piper plane began to experience mechanical problems, the 65-year-old pilot told authorities. He was piloting the aircraft near the northern portion of Torch Lake when he noticed the engine sputtering and… Read More

Lake Huron plane crash kills 2 men

December 7th, 2011 | Aviation accident

December 7, 2011 Amazon.com executive Tom Phillips, a 52-year-old of Kirkland, Michigan, and a 29-year-old man died Sunday in a small-plane crash on Lake Huron shore, reports US News. They were flying to a home that Phillips owned on Mackinaw Island when the crash occurred. After a concerned family member called Michigan State Police at 10:07 p.m. on… Read More