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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.


An image from a purported video of the crash:

Company IDs 7 Killed In Afghanistan Plane Crash

A U.S. cargo plane company has released the names of seven people killed when one of its planes crashed in Afghanistan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/30/2013

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Downriver Native Among Those Killed In Plane Crash

Five of seven people killed in the crash of a civilian plane at an airfield in Afghanistan were from Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/30/2013

Pilot Killed In Cargo Plane Crash In Northern Michigan

A single-engine plane has crashed in Emmet County in northern Michigan, killing the pilot.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/16/2013

Pilot Dies In Small Plane Crash On Thanksgiving

A pilot has been found dead in the wreckage of his small plane after missing a family gathering on Thanksgiving.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/24/2012

Brighton Airport (Credit Brighton Airport )

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

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

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/01/2012

Joan Pontante (WWJ Photo/Sandra McNeil)

Plane Crash Victims Remembered In Romulus

The families of the victims of Flight 255 gathered in Romulus for a memorial on Thursday, now 25 years since the plane crashed upon takeoff, killing 156 people.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/16/2012

Man Who Taped Plane Crash ‘Lucky To Be Alive’

A man who recorded video as a small plane piloted by his grandfather crashed while trying to land in Monroe County says he’s “lucky to be alive.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/14/2012