There were problems shortly after takeoff, officials say.
Witnesses say the plane had been practicing takeoffs and landings when it appeared to have a problem and crashed a short time later.
Detroit agencies are conducting a disaster training exercise involving a mock crash landing at the city’s municipal airport.
Arthur A. Green III — a Michigan DNR officer — was headed to a meeting in a private plane.
The Dubai-bound Boeing 747-400 plane was being operated by National Air Cargo when it crashed just after takeoff from Bagram Air Base on April 29, 2013.
The small plane went down in Muskegon County’s Ravenna Township and into a ditch.
A pilot believed to be actor Harrison Ford crashed a small, two-seater airplane on a Venice golf course just west of Santa Monica Airport.
An FAA spokeswoman says the plane was traveling from Menominee, Michigan, to Litchfield, Minnesota.
Authorities blame high winds for the crash of a single-engine plane as it tried to take off from Sawyer International Airport in the central Upper Peninsula. The pilot escaped injury.
St. Clair County sheriff’s Deputy Steve Campau says the plane crashed about 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in woods in Kimball Township near St. Clair County International Airport.