CALEDONIA TWP. (AP) – Michigan State Police say a helicopter has crashed in the northern Lower Peninsula, killing both people aboard. State police say wreckage from the helicopter was found Monday morning in a remote part of Alcona County.

The site is in a wooded section of private land in Caledonia Township, about 85 miles north of Bay City.

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State police say family members on Monday reported that the privately owned helicopter that was expected to fly to the Alpena area on Friday didn’t arrive as expected.

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Troopers say the aircraft was a Robinson R-44 registered to a company in the Detroit suburb of Fraser.

State police say they’re waiting to notify relatives before releasing the name of the pilot and passenger who died in the crash.

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