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Pilot Killed In Plane Crash Near Oakland County International Airport

The plane crash happened west of the runway, just off of the Pontiac Lake boat launch.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/10/2014

Lakeshore-Express

Lakeshore Express To Offer Same-Day Flights To Chicago

Lakeshore Express, the airline based at Oakland County International Airport flying between Detroit, Pellston and Chicago, announced that it will begin offering same-day flight service from Oakland County to Chicago Midway Airport on Thursdays and Fridays, allowing Detroit-area business travelers to fly out at 8 a.m. and return at 5 p.m. the same day.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/19/2013

Fang Maroney

What’s A Lomcevak And Where Can You Find One?

What’s a lomcevak? Well, it’s not related to a paczki. You’ll get some clue when you hear that you can see one at Oakland County International Airport in Waterford Township on Sunday, Aug. 25, during the annual Airport Open House and Airshow.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/18/2013

Lakeshore-Express

Kids Fly Free on Lakeshore Express in August

The startup airline Lakeshore Express, which flies 300-mph commuter aircraft in a triangle consisting of Detroit, Chicago and Pellston at the tip of the Lower Peninsula, announced it had made travel planning easier with a new Kids Fly Free promotion.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/01/2013

Emergency crews are seen at the scene following the crash. (credit: Russ McNamara/WWJ)

No Mechanical Problem Found In Plane Crash That Killed 4

Federal investigators say they haven’t found any sign of equipment problems on a small plane that crashed shortly after takeoff from a local airport, killing all four people aboard.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/27/2013

Emergency crews are seen at the scene following the crash. (credit: Russ McNamara/WWJ)

Feds To Review Video Of Fiery Plane Crash

Federal investigators are hoping airport video of a fiery plane crash that killed a 19-year-old pilot, his mother, stepfather and brother-in-law will shed some light on exactly what went wrong.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/25/2013

Emergency crews are seen at the scene following the crash. (credit: Russ McNamara/WWJ)

Too Much Weight May Have Caused Fatal Plane Crash

Radio transmissions between a 19-year-old pilot and an Oakland County airport control tower point to the small plane he was operating as being too heavy before it crashed just after takeoff, killing all four people aboard.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/22/2013

Emergency crews are seen at the scene following the crash. (credit: Russ McNamara/WWJ)

4 Killed In Plane Crash At Oakland County Airport Identified

A small plane crashed on takeoff.

06/21/2013

Lakeshore Express

Lakeshore Express Announces Flights from Detroit Suburbs to Chicago

Lakeshore Express Aviation has announced they will start flight service between Oakland County International Airport (PTK) and Chicago Midway (MDW) on June 7.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/20/2013

A restored 1929 Ford Tri-Motor, also known as the "Tin Goose," is pictured in flight. (Credit: eaa.org)

Early Days Of Flight Come To Pontiac With 1929 Ford Tri-Motor Airliner

A classic aircraft from the early days of commercial air travel will recreate those memories this weekend as the Experimental Aircraft Association brings its restored 1929 Ford Tri-Motor airliner to Oakland County International Airport in Pontiac

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/22/2012

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