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2 Birmingham Residents Killed In Small Plane Crash

The plane’s flight plan showed it was headed to Oakland-Troy Airport north of Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/06/2014

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

Plane crash near Brighton swamp. (WWJ / Beth Fisher)

Pilot And Passenger On Downed Plane Identified

Fifty-six-year-old Ana Ortega, of Costa Rica was killed and the 79-year-old pilot, Walter Davenport, of Brighton remains hospitalized in critical condition.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/02/2012

Site of the single engine crash in swamp near Brighton Airport. (WWJ/Beth Fisher)

Swampy Plane Crash Kills Costa Rican Woman, Pilot In Critical Condition

A woman from Costa Rica is dead, and her pilot is seriously injured, following a plane crash Saturday morning near Brighton Airport.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/01/2012

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

Small Plane Crashes After Clipping Power Lines

The single-engine aircraft was about to land Sunday night when its landing gear caught a power line, sending the plane into a nosedive into a corn field.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/13/2012

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