FRASER (WWJ) – Authorities have identified two Macomb County men killed in a private helicopter crash in Michigan’s northern Lower Peninsula.
Authorities say 46-year-old Dan Logghe of Richmond was piloting the helicopter when it went down Friday in Caledonia Township, about 85 miles north of Bay City. His passenger is identified as Mark May of Sterling Heights.READ MORE: Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Possible?
The pair was headed to a hunting cabin near Alpena on Friday, about 15 miles from the crash site. A hunter found the wreckage Monday morning.READ MORE: Ascension St. John Children's Hospital, Wayne Pediatrics Join Forces To Strengthen Pediatric Services For Metro Detroit Families
Officials say it was common for the two to go to a hunting cabin every weekend in northeast Michigan. But the family had not heard from them by Sunday.MORE NEWS: Eastern Michigan Gets $1 Million Donation For Math, Automotive Programs From Jack Roush
The National Transportation Safety Board will lead the investigation into the crash.