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1 Dead, 1 Injured As Plane Crashes In Swamp Near Brighton Airport

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Brighton Airport (Credit Brighton Airport )

Brighton Airport (Credit Brighton Airport )

BRIGHTON (WWJ) - Michigan State Police and other emergency crews from Brighton are at the scene of a small plane crash Saturday morning in Livingston County.

The plane with two people on board went down in a swampy area near Brighton Airport.

Fire Chief Michael O’Brian of the Brighton Area Fire Authority has confirmed that one person is dead and another is in critical condition and is being air lifted to an area hospital.

Emergency crews are on the scene of the swampy crash in the area of Hilton and Grand River Avenue.

O’Brian says he’s not sure if the plane was taking off or landing.

The Federal Aviation Administration will be conducting an investigation.

Read more HERE.

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